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That Latin Lover — FERNANDO LAMAS

That Latin Lover — FERNANDO LAMAS

When he hit the American film scene in the early 1950s he epitomized the term — Latin Lover. He was already a star in his native country when Hollywood beckoned. After Mexican-born Ricardo Montalban made such a hit, MGM imported another Latin Lover for its roster. He was Fernando Lamas, the Argentine-born actor-athlete who was Esther Williams’ third husband to whom she […]

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Their Biggest Flop

Their Biggest Flop

Yesterday we briefly discussed Enterprise Studios biggest box office hit, Body and Soul. Today we’ll look at Arch of Triumph. What a cast! (There are the costars above.) How could it fail? As we wrote yesterday, Arch of Triumph qualifies as a prestige outing from Enterprise, the short-lived but fascinating independent production outfit formed in […]

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