El socio. 1946. Mexico. Directed by Roberto Gavaldón. Screenplay by Tito Davison and Jenaro Prieto. With Hugo del Carril, Gloria Marín, Nelly Montiel. In Spanish; English subtitles. 106 min.
The popular Argentine singer Hugo del Carril stars in this stylish early Gavaldón effort, as an ambitious young man who discovers that having a fictitious business partner makes his deal-making easier—particularly if the partner has an Anglo-Saxon name.