Pepe the Bull

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Pepe the Bull
Directed by Ismael Rodríguez
Written by Carlos Orellana
Ismael Rodríguez
Pedro de Urdimalas
Starring Pedro Infante
Evita Muñoz 'Chachita'
Amanda del Llano
Music by Manuel Esperón
Cinematography Ignacio Torres
Edited by Fernando Martínez
Producciones Rodríguez Hermanos
Release date
  • 21 August 1953 (1953-08-21)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Pepe the Bull (Spanish: Pepe El Toro) is a 1953 Mexican sports drama film directed by Ismael Rodríguez and starring Pedro Infante, Evita Muñoz 'Chachita' and Amanda del Llano.[1][2][3] It was the last in a trilogy of films featuring Infante's character who had first appeared in We the Poor (1948). A planned fourth film in the series was cancelled following the actor's death. The film was nominated for three Ariel Awards.[4]



  1. ^ Amador p.133
  2. ^ "Pepe el Toro (Dir. Ismael Rodríguez, 1953)". cinepremiere. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "El Torito, la Chorreada y Pepe el Toro: la estructura familiar en Nosotros los pobres y Ustedes los ricos". artilugiosdelahistoria. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "Pepe El Toro". Film Affinity. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 


  • María Luisa Amador. Cartelera cinematográfica, 1950-1959. UNAM, 1985.

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