Silvia Derbez became the first actress to be loved by the public thanks to the fact that she ventured to star in forbidden pathbut this took its toll when it became a national success, as there were people who were looking for it to beat her up.
From a very young age Silvia Derbez sought a way to become an acting star, so at the age of 15 she made her film debut during the call Golden era with the tape the bride of the seasince then she was requested to participate in different tapes, such as There in the big ranch, Mexico Roomooo the seminarian.
Once the actress catapulted her fame in the seventh art, being one of the most sought-after artists of the 50s, she was presented with a new great opportunityof which some actresses had already distrusted, because it meant venturing into a completely new type of entertainment.
It was Jesus Gomez Obregon who first sought to produce a soap opera in Mexico, having issues such as the financing of his project, that some actors did not first agree to work with him or that he would give him access by Little time the recording sets.
The person in charge of convincing Silvia to be the protagonist was Rafael Banquells, who by then had already positioned himself as a renowned actor, but not a director. Even so, Derbez accepted the proposal, knowing that it could be a great success or a resounding failure.
During the production of the first episodes of the melodrama there were several setbacks due to the little experience that the team had to carry out this type of project.
Among the artists, they had to help dress and personify, they all had to support each other to learn their scripts and practice their movements and, due to the limited time they had to use the recording sets, they had to record everything as quickly as possible. they could, trying to avoid mistakes and repetitions as much as possible.
Despite the obstacles, the issuance of forbidden path started the June 9, 1958 via Mexican Telesystem on its Channel 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
From its first installment, the soap opera was very well received by the public, which allowed the production to no longer have so many problems with technical issues because its budget increased.
However, the problems did not go away completely, less for Silvia Derbez. And it is that as she antagonist of the plot, being also the protagonist of the telenovela, the critics began to reach their ears.
Sylvia played noraa woman who gets a job when she arrives in the city, where falls in love with her boss and does everything to win him over, looking for him leave your wife for her.
Due to history, people who always prostrated themselves in front of the television to watch forbidden pathThey began to go outside the recording sets of Telesistema Mexicano upset, as they were willing to make Derbez regret what he was doing in the telenovela.
Such would have been the impact that this melodrama had on the Mexican public, since it was something unprecedented, in addition to the fact that Silvia was always considered one of the actresses who best interpreted her characters, that people I felt that what they saw on television was something real.
The press of the time recorded that on several occasions viewers they tried to reach the histrionics to hit herso it had to start being escorted by cops or bodyguards when I went to Telesistema Mexicano.
This ended until forbidden path came to an end on July 20. The last episode of the soap opera also caused controversy, as the public considered it the strongest in all of history and made Silvia look like a woman. unluckygetting them to finally leave her alone.