El Pocho (VHS tape, 1986) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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El Pocho

Author: Lalo Gonzalez; Lucha Villa; Julio Aldama; Raza Films.; Million Dollar Video Corporation.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Million Dollar Video Corp., ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : Spanish
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El Pocho nació en los EEUU pero parece mexicano y habla una mezcla de dos idiomas. Conquistando a su novia, la güera, le pone en situaciones cómicas, pero también hay discriminación y racismo.

The protagonist was born in the United States, but seems very Mexican. Winning his American girl friend creates many comic situations, but he also faces discrimination and racism.

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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lalo Gonzalez; Lucha Villa; Julio Aldama; Raza Films.; Million Dollar Video Corporation.
OCLC Number: 25922560
Notes: Originally issued as a motion picture.
A foreign film (Mexico).
"MDV-087"--Container spine.
Credits: Raúl Martínez Solares, photography ; Rafael Ceballos, editor ; Jorge Ortega, music.
Cast: Lalo González "El Piporro", Lucha Villa, Julio Aldama, Miguel Angel Alvarez, René Muñóz.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (98 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: Raza Films, S.A. ; escrita y dirigida por Eulalio González Ramírez.

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El Pocho nació en los EEUU pero parece mexicano y habla una mezcla de dos idiomas. Conquistando a su novia, la güera, le pone en situaciones cómicas, pero también hay discriminación y racismo.

The protagonist was born in the United States, but seems very Mexican. Winning his American girl friend creates many comic situations, but he also faces discrimination and racism.

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El Pocho, duality of being

by ElGuero (WorldCat user published 2013-04-14) Very Good Permalink

It was a typical Lalo Gonzalez performance with comedy and seriousness wrapped together.

The film, set in the late 60's or early 70's, is chock full of visual and situational representations of the duality of being derived from two cultures but not belonging to either one.

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