Interesting to discover that General Francisco Franco; former Spanish dictator was something of a movie buff.
Sunday afternoons were put aside for such occasions and researchers have discovered his taste in pictures was not that much different from the rest of us.
Particular favourites included James Bond movies; Ben Hur, The Godfather and Cabaret. Alfred Hitchcock was not a favourite.
Surprisingly, the movie Raza was based on a text penned by Franco using the nom de plume Jaime de Andrade. In it the good guys are Franco’s troops and the clergy; the ugly ones wearing the black hats and scowls are the republican militias.
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A sharp leap in Russian visitors to the region is also changing the cosmopolitan landscape; which has got to be a good thing. In fact it might be just what Mediterranean Spain needs; a worldlier more broad based and sophisticated society. Fresh blood: Will Britsville morph into Rusoville?
I do find that the Costa del Sol, in common with