Bullfighter and the lady
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Bullfighter and the lady
Director Budd Boetticher's love of bullfighting comes to the fore in this film drama, directed and co-written by Boetticher (and produced by John Wayne). Robert Stack plays the cocky American Chuck Regan, who travels to Mexico and falls in love with the sultry Anita de la Vega (Joy Page). In order to impress her with his prowess, he convinces the famed matador Manolo Estrada (Gilbert Roland) to mentor him in the art of bullfighting. But Chuck's carelessness causes the tragic death of Manolo, resulting in Chuck's being shunned by both the villagers and Anita. In order to regain… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Budd Boetticher received a writing Oscar nomination for this well directed bullfighting drama, shot in Mexico."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Boetticher's striking, deeply personal tale of athletes and aesthetes"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"This one is for bullfight lovers only."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
More reviews for Bullfighter and the lady on Rotten Tomatoes