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Lupita Tovar photographed for Santa, 1932

Santa was the first sound film in Mexico. It was directed by Antonio Moreno, who was also popular in American as well as Mexican films. Santa was such a hit that the Mexican government issued a postage stamp featuring Tovar as Santa.

As of January 2016, Lupita Tovar is 105. Making her one of the oldest living actresses from not only the Golden Age of Hollywood but that of Mexican cinema as well.