digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

For other uses, see Gaucho (disambiguation).
The Gaucho
The-gaucho-1927.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by F. Richard Jones
Produced by Douglas Fairbanks
Written by Douglas Fairbanks
Starring Douglas Fairbanks
Lupe Vélez
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates
  • November 27, 1927 (1927-11-27)
Running time
115 minutes
Language Silent
English intertitles
Box office $1.4 million[1]

The Gaucho (the official full title of the film is Douglas Fairbansk as The Gaucho[2]) is a 1927 silent film starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez set in Argentina. The lavish adventure extravaganza, filmed at the height of Fairbanks' box office clout, was directed by F. Richard Jones with a running time of 115 minutes.

Fairbanks biographer Jeffrey Vance considers the film “a near masterwork” and “an anomaly among his [Fairbanks’] works.”[3] Vance writes, “A daring departure, the film is an effort of unanticipated darkness in tone, setting, and character. The spirit of adolescent boyish adventure, the omnipresent charactertistic of his prior films, is noticeably absent. It has been replaced by a spiritual fevor and an element of seething sexuality the likes of which has never been seen before in one of his productions.”[4]

Cast[edit]

Legacy[edit]

A new preservation print of The Gaucho, created by the Museum of Modern Art, was first shown at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2008.[5] It has subsequently been screened at MoMA (2008),[6] and the San Francisco Silent Film Festival (2009)[7] to promote the new book Douglas Fairbanks (UC Press/Academy Imprints, 2008) with author Jeffrey Vance introducing the screenings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balio, Tino (2009). United Artists: The Company Built by the Stars. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0-299-23004-3.  p93
  2. ^ Vance, Jeffrey (2008). Douglas Fairbanks. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, pg. 227.
  3. ^ Vance, Jeffrey (2008). Douglas Fairbanks. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, pg. 227.
  4. ^ Vance, Jeffrey (2008). Douglas Fairbanks. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, pg. 227.
  5. ^ http://www.altfg.com/blog/actors/douglas-fairbanks-the-gaucho-screening/
  6. ^ http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/649
  7. ^ http://theeveningclass.blogspot.com/2009/07/sfsff09-gaucho-1927-introductory.html

External links[edit]



Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gaucho — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
139974 videos foundNext > 

El Gaucho

A tribute to the Argentine Gaucho, legendary character but still very present in Hispanic culture. The movie tells the traditional annual meeting in Estancia Condor, the largest sheep in southern...

Iron Maiden - The Trooper (cover) By Gauchos

http://gauchosalta.blogspot.com/ Gauchos de Acero Nos dimos este lujo de hacer este tema de Iron Maiden aún con las limitaciones del cambio de voz del inglés y los 15 vatios del Squier en...

The Gaucho Festival

A Gaucho Festival The little town of San Antonio de Areco boasts streets of low, whitewashed houses, a tiny tree-shaded plaza, and a big river running nearby where turtles live, and shrieking...

Lupe Vélez & Douglas Fairbanks - The Gaucho (1927)

The Way of the Gaucho

The gaucho is more than just a cowboy. Eschewing city life for the beauty of the countryside, cattle-herding gauchos in Argentina continue to enjoy a rural lifestyle that goes back centuries.

The Gaucho Way | Fogo de Chão + Expedition Brazil

Meet Jovani, one of the many authentic Brazilian Gauchos from Fogo de Chão. This is the story of his family, the farm and the Gaucho Way of life in Southern Brazil.

The Gaucho Dance - Deutschland 2014 | Alemanha zoa argentinos "Gauchos" | Germany dance gaucho

So gehen die Gauchos, die Gauchos, die gehen so. So gehen die Deutschen, die Deutschen, die gehen so.

"Gaucho Dance" von Klose, Schürrle & Co | Fanmeile Berlin | ARD

http://www.sportschau.de/fifawm2014/index.html.

The Gaucho's Pain

The Gaucho's Pain Tango Jointz ℗ 2006 Escondida Music Released on: 2013-07-22 Associated Performer: Tango Jointz Composer, Producer: Not Documented Auto-generated by YouTube.

The Gaucho Dance Deutschland Weltmeister Berlin Germany Team Dance 2014

The Gaucho Dance Deutschland Weltmeister Berlin Germany Team Dance 2014 The Gaucho Dance Deutschland Weltmeister Berlin Germany Team Dance 2014 The Gaucho Dance Deutschland ...

139974 videos foundNext > 

1326 news items

teleSUR English

teleSUR English
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:00:00 -0700

Roping and rodeo competitions are followed by contests between Payodores, the gaucho equivalent of epic poets who romanticize their subjects in song. The Gaucho is a nationalistic symbol in both Argentina and Uruguay. They became greatly admired and ...
 
Presidio Sports
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:58:32 -0700

Anthony Monroy rounded out the Gaucho pack in eighth with a clip of 3:55.26. In the 400m, Jordan Scott and Karlon Johnson continue to show improvement. Scott placed second in a season's best 47.54. Johnson, running out of the seldom coveted lane 1, ...
 
Presidio Sports
Fri, 06 Mar 2015 23:45:37 -0800

Palomares led the Gaucho surge with a two RBI single up the middle. Leading 2-1, Pingree and the Gauchos defense blanked the Colonels' bats in the bottom of the third. UCSB continued to put the pressure on as the team faced a two-out, bases loaded ...

azcentral.com

azcentral.com
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Surprise Shadow Ridge junior Michael Williams had his best high jump last year at 6 feet, 2 inches. This year, he already has cleared 6-10 and won the Gaucho Relays at Glendale Community College and the Chandler Rotary at Chandler High. He is tied with ...

Daily Nexus

Daily Nexus
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:11:15 -0700

The Gaucho pitching staff is up against a very hot and cold Fresno offense that is coming off a losing series against New Mexico, where it scored eight runs on Saturday and only one on Sunday. Before that, Fresno went on a five-game win streak against ...

BBC News

BBC News
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:58:41 -0700

He rode his horse at a slow pace - it seems that the notion of hurry in anything other than the direst emergency is anathema to the gaucho - and he was as upright and straight in the saddle as a flagpole. He wore jeans and a checked shirt with a kind ...

Yahoo Eurosport UK

Reuters Africa
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:37:30 -0700

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian club Internacional managed to beat Ypiranga in a state championship match on Wednesday even though defender Fabricio was sent off for making obscene gestures to his own fans who were booing him. Fabricio was ...
 
Presidio Sports
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 23:30:16 -0700

The Gaucho offense produced at the plate, recording 12 hits against Charleston Southern. Second baseman Arianna Palomares and catcher MeShalon Moore both batted 2 for 4 today at the plate. Senior Shelby Wisdom was once again stellar, producing two ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight