Livin' La Vida Spanish

Mario Moreno "Cantinflas"

Mario Moreno, also known as "Cantinflas." Iberia Airlines (CC BY 2.0)

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He was the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico, a little man dressed in baggy black pants, a red hat folded like a taco, and a wisp of a mustache. He stole the show as the valet in "Around the World in 80 Days" and earned his own word in the Spanish dictionary. Next time on To the Best of Our Knowledge, we'll meet the comedian known as Cantinflas and the actor who brings him to life. Also the art of Latin Jazz.

Last modified: 
September 11, 2023