Re: [Videolib] mexican films

Amy McColl (
Thu, 30 Aug 2007 13:25:20 -0400

I've had pretty good luck buying from Amazon Marketplace for many Spanish-language DVDs, and in fact I did a quick search for Las Abandonadas and found some copies there.  Often these are not Region 1, so you need to have a multi-region player available for your patrons.  You have to watch out for bootlegged copies (I've been burned a few times in the past with Amazon Marketplace sellers!), but I've found some reliable foreign film dealers there.

At 12:13 PM 8/30/2007, you wrote:
Um, this group is usually so responsive so I am sending this out again because I saw no replies.
I have an instructor looking for Emilio Fernandez movies from Mexico. Melodramas starring Dolores del Rio. We are looking for titles that will include examples of dance--she suggested Bugambilia and Las Abandonadas. Very few libraries appear to own these. I can see that both titles did make it to DVD but it is from Televisa and I don't know where I can purchase them (or IF).
Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance!
Christine Godin
Northwest Vista College

Amy M. McColl
Asst. Head of Technical Services & Coordinator of Collection Development
Swarthmore College Library
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081
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