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Those Were the Days, Señor Don Simon!

1941

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  • The zippy energy of this farce, made even more bustling by subplots devoted to a pair of meddling spinster sisters and Don Simon's mincing nephew, never lags or enervates: Bracho, a maestro of musical numbers, sets the tempo with an opening cancan performance at a dance hall, verve that is doubled at the film's midpoint as rival gentry factions trill the title song in a chichi café — an extended diss track of the Porfiriato.