Let's Go with Pancho Villa

TitleLet's Go with Pancho Villa
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1936
AuthorsFuentes, Fernando de
Running Time92 min
Date Released12/1936
Publication Languagespanish

Director Fernando de Fuentes overturns myths and heroes of the Mexican Revolution in this landmark film that ushered in Mexican cinema's "Golden Age." Six peasants leave their homes in San Padro to join Pancho Villa's army. One by one they succomb to senseless deaths and question their revolutionary spirit and loyalty to their leader.


Antonio R. Frausto

Domingo Soler

Manuel Tames

Ramon Vallarino

Carlos Lopez "Chaflan"

Raul De Anda

Rafael F. Muñoz

Alfonso S. Tello


Directed by Fernando de Fuentes

Produced by Alberto J. Pani

Written by Fernando de Fuentes, Rafael F. Muñoz, and Xavier Villaurrutia

Cinematography, L.A. Draper and G. Figueroa

art directors, A. Ruiz and M. Rodriguez

original music, Silvestre Revueltas

performed by Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional

editor, J.M. Noriega


Drama, War

Original PublicationVamonos con Pancho Villa!
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See Fernando de Fuentes’ “Revolution Trilogy”: El prisionero trece (1933), El compadre Mendoza (1934) and Vámonos con Pancho Villa (1936)

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