The actress who blamed Jorge Negrete for her retirement from the cinema

Jorge Negrete was blamed by Leticia Palma for having ended his film career for helping a producer (Photo: Twitter @FilmotecaUNAM//INAH)

Jorge Negrete he was recognized for his fight for the recognition of the work of the actors, something that was always highly applauded by most of his colleagues; however, there was an actress who blamed him for causing him to leave the film industry.

The Screen Actors Guildwhich is currently called National Association of Actors (ANDA), was founded by Jorge NegreteAlong with other colleagues who wanted histriones to obtain appropriate conditions to work and for their profession to be recognized, a lake that led him to have some discussions with colleagues, such as Leticia Palma.

Zoyla Gloria Ruizartistically known as Leticia Palma, she began her artistic career as a child, since she always felt an affinity for acting and poetry. As she assured in interviews, she did her best to attend the best schools in Mexico in order to prepare as an actress.

Leticia was the daughter of a well-positioned family, which allowed her to be admitted to the best schools, where she learned from a young age to write and recite poetry (Photo: Facebook/Leticia Palma)
Leticia was the daughter of a well-positioned family, which allowed her to be admitted to the best schools, where she learned from a young age to write and recite poetry (Photo: Facebook/Leticia Palma)

Palma had the dream of becoming the best actress of the Golden agebecause she assured that she had the necessary talent to stand out from her peers; however, at 26 she was forced to give up her career in the cinema because of a conflict in ANDA.

In 1952, a director accused Leticia of having breached his contract in the filming of a movie, a conflict that the actors’ union took when it escalated to a ask.

Supposedly, the actress would have entered steal your file from the union papersthat way they couldn’t blame her for any crime. This was exposed in a session, which was headed by Jorge Negrete.

The great rivalry between Negrete and Cantinflas began due to this conflict within ANDA, as both wanted to obtain the highest position within the union (Photo: Twitter @andregrupo)
The great rivalry between Negrete and Cantinflas began due to this conflict within ANDA, as both wanted to obtain the highest position within the union (Photo: Twitter @andregrupo)

Palma allegedly also blamed the Singing Charro of having tried to kill her, running her over. This caused a discussion to start in the union between those who supported the actress, such as Mario Moreno Cantinflasand those who believed Negrete.

Because there were few who believed Leticia, she was banned from any activity in the cinema since she was expelled from the unionthis led to no producer would want to work with her and let his companions walk away.

Palma took refuge in her marriage to face this crisis in her career, while looking for a way to return to acting. Unfortunately, it was several decades that the actress was forced to move away from the big screen.

Palma commented that during her first years of veto she lived peacefully next to her millionaire husband, who fulfilled her every whim, but divorced because of how jealous he was (Photo: Twitter/@FilmotecaUNAM)
Palma commented that during her first years of veto she lived peacefully next to her millionaire husband, who fulfilled her every whim, but divorced because of how jealous he was (Photo: Twitter/@FilmotecaUNAM)

It was not until 42 years later that Gloria gave an interview and agreed to speak about the veto she received. It was for the newspaper One plus one which ensured that the producer Oscar Brooks he wanted her to be his loverbut she rejected him and slapped him.

Immediately afterwards, Brooks proposed to Jorge – who was supposedly looking for money to treat the cirrhosis that was ending his lifeAccording to Leticia, support in exchange for a favor that, given her position in the union, would not be difficult for her.

Brooks offered to block my career in exchange for financial aid. This was that simple,” said the actress.

Leticia died on December 4, 2009 at the age of 82, away from the spotlight (Photo: Twitter/@FilmotecaUNAM)
Leticia died on December 4, 2009 at the age of 82, away from the spotlight (Photo: Twitter/@FilmotecaUNAM)

The Tabascan woman always blamed Jorge Negrete of having accepted this request and staining his image in front of all the members of the film industry of the Golden age, Well, the race for which he had prepared so much ended.

Years later, in 1998, Leticia agreed to give a new interview, on that occasion for Cristina Pacheco. In this she mentioned that she was very sorry for everything that the Mexican public missed because of the ANDA leader.

“I believe that they wasted mebecause one dedicated woman to study and become great among the great or the best, as I wanted to be, that cut my wings and that Mexico cannot have that great artist that I could be in the world”

During his veto years, Palma devoted himself completely to his passion for literature and wrote 13 novels.

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