Tin Tan Acapulco

During the era of the cinema of Mexican gold, many were the stars of the show nationally and internationally that succumbed to the charms of the beaches that form the Bay of Acapulco. Since the 1950s, with the boom in its buildings of avant-garde and high altitude, many men and women of showbiz, and foreign entrepreneurs in general, sought ownership of some land, suite, or any space that who will bring peace, tranquility and sunshine in the Guerrero port. The Golden Pachuco, German Genaro Cipriano Gomez Valdes Castillo, better known as Tin-Tan, was one of the artists of the golden age of Mexican cinema which fell totally yielded to the magic of the beaches of Acapulco. Biographers and reporters specialists in the life of the comedian, constantly make mention of his passion for the Guerrero coast; Thus in the unpublished history of Tin-Tan biography written and commented on by her daughter Rosalia, are remembered the adventures that the actor lived in the Bay had two children, their Tintanvento I and II yachts. At every opportunity that had, Tin-tan addressed his Cadillac and fleeing from the stress produced by the city of Mexico, strenuous work, filming and the pressures of her second marriage, his fate was always Acapulco. Went there with friends, family or alone, in search of solace that provide you the waves of the sea. Whether it be fishing, partying or enjoying their yachts, in the company of their friends and sometimes even with strangers, German Valdes took advantage of every moment that passed in his cherished acapulqueno sea, lived to the fullest every moment. Some anecdotes of people who came to be known, so remember always happy, smoking, drinking and making friends along the coast.

His passion for the Bay led him to suggest to their producers that recordings of movies with maritime themes take place on beaches and hotels in Acapulco, among which we count: Sinbad the dizzy, the treasure chest of pirate, treasure of King Solomon, Tintanson Cruzoe, the Captain Mantarraya, Cain Abel and the other and Acapulco 12 22. Tintanvento II was the main scene of the captain Mantarraya, only film that could produce entirely with your money, but, unfortunately, not raced with the good fortune to be a cinematic success. In 2004, the port of Acapulco thanked affection deposited by Pachuco of gold and paid him a sensitive tribute to unveil a bronze statue of 400 kg and 2.5 meters in height by artist Ariel de la Pena Ruiz.

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