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The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
Richard Conte campaigned for the lead in 1949, when the picture was then titled "Beloved Tiger".
President Porfirio Diaz:
These matters take time. You must be patient.
Emiliano Zapata: With your permission, my President, we make our tortillas with corn, not patience.
Marlon Brando, amongst other actors, appears in brown-face.
Opening credits prologue: Mexico-1909
A delegation of Indians from the State of Morelos have come to the Capital for an audience with their President, Porfirio Diaz.
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