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Title
"Las Posadas" pin~ata scene
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Conchita Cervantes mashes the pin~ata, a substitute for the Christmas tree in Mexico, while Reynaldo Robles tries to make her miss in a scene from "Las Posadas". The play reproduces the quaint yuletide ceremonies of Old Mexico at the Padua Hills Theatre. Theater patrons have the opportunity to participate in the breaking of pin~atas in the foyer following some performances. Photo dated: December 16, 1940.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00070172
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9066.
CARL0000074612
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/27317
Subject
Cervantes, Conchita
Robles, Reynaldo
Padua Hills Theatre (Claremont, Calif.)
Las Posadas (Play)
Mexican drama--California--Claremont
Pinatas--California--Claremont
Theater--California--Claremont
Actors--California--Claremont
Claremont (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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