El abanderado

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El abanderado
Directed by Eusebio Fernández Ardavín
Produced by Cesáreo González
Written by César Fernández Ardavín
Starring Mercedes Vecino
Alfredo Mayo
Manolo Morán
Salvador Videgain
Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro
Music by Joaquín Turina
Release date
  • March 1943 (1943-03)
Running time
89 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

El abanderado is a 1943 Spanish film directed by Eusebio Fernández Ardavín.


Daoíz and Velarde are two Spanish army captains who die in the 2 May 1808 uprising against Napoleon in the Park of Monteleon Madrid. The historical facts are a backdrop for personal drama, including a romance between a Colonel Torrealta and Renata, the daughter of a French general.

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