Daily Archives: 11 October, 2014

Cantinflas: Mexico’s Answer to Charlie Chaplin

The Mexican actor Cantinflas has been compared to two very different American comedians – Charlie Chaplin and Groucho Marx. Like Chaplin’s tramp, Cantinflas represents the Mexican Everyman with his pelado character. Like Groucho Marx, he spurns authority figures and uses wit and wisecracks to get himself in and out of […]