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Leap to Fame (1959)

115 min | Biography, Drama

The story of doctor Santiago Ramón y Cajal, who adapting Golgi's silver staining method enabled the visualization of the real structure of the central nervous system, based on individual cells, the neurons. For which both were bestowed the...See moreThe story of doctor Santiago Ramón y Cajal, who adapting Golgi's silver staining method enabled the visualization of the real structure of the central nervous system, based on individual cells, the neurons. For which both were bestowed the Nobel prize in 1906. See less
Writers
Vicente Escrivá (screenplay) (story) | Ramón D. Faraldo | Manuel Pombo Angulo (screenplay) (story)
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Updated Jul 31, 1959

Release date
Aug 11, 1960 (Mexico)
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Adolfo Marsillach
Santiago Ramón y Cajal Santiago Ramón y Cajal   See fewer
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Asunción Sancho
Silveria, esposa de Santiago Silveria, esposa de Santiago   See fewer
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José Marco Davó
Don Justo, padre de Santiago Don Justo, padre de Santiago   See fewer
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María del Valle
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Isabel de Pomés
Madre de Santiago Madre de Santiago   See fewer
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Rafael Bardem
Profesor Casas Profesor Casas   See fewer
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Julia Caba Alba
Viajera del tren Viajera del tren   See fewer
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Matilde Muñoz Sampedro
Vendedora de animales Vendedora de animales   See fewer
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Manuel Peiró
Pedro Ramón y Cajal Pedro Ramón y Cajal   See fewer
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José Sepúlveda
Zapatero Zapatero   See fewer
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Antonio Alfonso Vidal
Profesor Skelliger Profesor Skelliger   See fewer
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Juan Cazalilla
Ordenanza Ordenanza   See fewer
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Manuel Arbó
Marido de una enferma de cólera Marido de una enferma de cólera   See fewer
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Luis María Lasala
Empleado del congreso (as Luis Lasala) Empleado del congreso (as Luis Lasala)   See fewer
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Goyo Lebrero
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Julio Sanjuán
Científico Científico   See fewer
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Ángel Álvarez
Fotógrafo Fotógrafo   See fewer
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Antonio Vela
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Pilar Cano
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Carmen Esbrí
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5.3 / 10 | 18 votes