Las Reinas of Los Angeles: Lupe Finds Fame

Las Reinas of Los Angeles: Lupe Finds Fame

Hollywood in Color

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In this episode, we see how Lupe Vélez rose to stardom in Dolores’ shadow and how the differences between her and Dolores evolved along simple, fraught, lines. Dolores was the “good” Mexican, and Lupe, in her relationship with actor Gary Cooper, became the "bad Mexican."
In this episode, we see how Lupe Vélez rose to stardom in Dolores’ shadow and how the diff...Read More