Do you have a favorite movie star? Have you ever heard of Charlie Chaplin or silent films? This story is about a woman who was one of the most famous movie stars during the silent film era. It’s time to explore the story of Dolores del Río, a Mexican actress who became the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, and learn about her incredible journey from Mexico to the big screen.
About the Host
Carmen Morales has a captivating style which incorporates opinionated quick wit and outlandish ideals. Taking from family, friends and people from everyday encounters, she transforms personal experiences into her special on HBO and podcast, “No Sir I Don’t Like It.”
About Honest History
Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves. Learn more at honesthistory.co and @honesthistory.
This episode was written by Heidi Coburn and produced by Randall Lawrence. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.