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Dolores Del Rio, 1948, at her home in Acapulco, Mexico. She left Hollywood after a 20 year film career to return to her native Mexico where she became one of the greatest stars (along with Maria Félix) of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

“I wanted to go the way of art. Stop being a star and become an actress, and that I could only do in Mexico. I wished to choose my own stories, my own director, and camera man. I could accomplish this better in Mexico. I wanted to return to Mexico, a country that was mine and I did not know. I felt the need to return to my country.”