Throughout his film career, Pedro Infante He was part of more than 60 films, but there were some projects that he was about to reject because he thought they were not suitable for him or because they simply did not feel comfortable with the character I would do, as was the case with Paul and Carolinea tape that he didn’t abandon just because he had already promised to do it.
Some of the last films in which Pedro Infante was involved were considered part of those projects that would no longer be so well received by the public because new genres, such as the film of files and rumberas, were entering the market.
Despite this, the Idol of Guamuchil He remained one of the most sought-after actors in the Golden eraso all the productions in which he was considered to be the lead had a high budgetalthough this did not mean that they had the best argument.
Paul and Caroline was one of those tapes, besides being one of the only ones in which Pedro was shot in color and in which he was directed by mauritius de la serna who also directed The Vivanco ladies Y What a beautiful love-, with whom would have agreed to work on the advice of his attorney, Antony Matoukincluding part of the tape was filmed in one of his properties.
The film is about Carolina Sirol (Irasema Dilian), who hopes one day to meet his ideal love, who goes by the name Pablo Garza (Infante). Both main characters go through various obstacles before they meet.
Since the libretto was delivered to the Sinaloan, he felt that it was not a film that could be adapted to him, which was strange for his first wife, Mary Louise Leonto whom he shared his feelings, since he had been characterized by being multi-faceted and also always accept acting challenges.
As León shared in the book he wrote about his marriage, Pedro Infante in private with methis would not be a project that her husband or she saw a good future for, while he assured her from the first day of filming that he was not comfortable with the plotit was evident to her that the actor did not feel as motivated to workas he had done with most of the other films in which he participated.
the protagonist of We poor He mentioned to María Luisa that he couldn’t “feel” his characterPablo Garza, but that he would try to do the best with him, since he did not consider the Leave a film when production had already started and he had agreed to be the lead.
“I’m not very comfortable with the plot… the character, don’t think I’m very sorry… but you have to get ahead,” said the interpreter of A love story.
With great efforts, Pedro managed to carry out his performance and the filming ended as expected; however, the actor could not see the result of his worksince it was released after his death, in June 1957.
Despite the fact that the plot of the film was not one of the best received by the public and was highly criticized by some experts, many people went to the theaters and had the opportunity to see his idol for the last time.
On top of that, during the entire time she was exposed, which was several weeks, she gave away to all the children attending Photography of Pedro Infantewhich motivated others to go, as well as giving a disk from Sinaloa to adults through a draw.