What was eaten at the wedding of María Félix and Jorge Negrete and what celebrities were invited

María Félix and Jorge Negrete were married in 1952 in a wedding where they sought to highlight the traditions of Mexican culture (Photos: Capture of YouTube / "In love" // Twitter @AntonioJoseRH)
María Félix and Jorge Negrete were married in 1952 in a wedding where they sought to highlight the traditions of Mexican culture (Photos: YouTube Capture / “Enamorada” // Twitter @AntonioJoseRH)

Maria Felix Y Jorge Negrete married with one of the most memorable events of the Golden era of Mexican cinema, since the couple took care of every detail of their weddingsince who were the guestsuntil cymbals they offered.

After having lived nearly 10 years a very bad relationship as colleagues, they managed to smooth over their rough edges to the point where they announced that they had gotten engaged. To everyone’s surprise, two of the greatest artists of the time stated that she had fallen madly in love and wanted to get to the altar.

It was on October 18, 1952 when the couple decided to take the next step and get married in the “wedding of the century” within one of the properties of the ladyin the so-called farm Catipoate, located in Tlalpan. Since the invitation was sent to people close to the histriones, such as relatives and colleagues from the cinema, it was clear that it would be a great wedding.

María Félix wanted to live on that same farm with Jorge Negrete (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)
María Félix wanted to live on that same farm with Jorge Negrete (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)

One of the important details of the invitation is that women were asked to wear a dress and rebozo, for men the suit was mandatory.

According to some media reports, she was at the Hotel Regis before arriving at her farm. She was taken in a Cadillac that was surrounded by a hundred people upon reaching Catipoato, because her audience wanted to see the couple.

The actress was very proud of how Mexican her wedding was, so years later in her autobiographical book she presumed that in the toast they drank cured pulque which was in large bottles.

The menu consisted of enchiladas, mole poblano, quesadillas and huitlacoche tacos. The press reported that there was also barbecue, carnitas, pork rinds and, in addition to pulque, there was also tequilasome foreign spirits and fresh waters, horchata and jamaica.

The couple was accompanied to enter the farm by their respective children (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)
The couple was accompanied to enter the farm by their respective children (Photo: screenshot/YouTube)

The cake would have been four tiered and they decided to set up a table with 100 sets of cutlery for close friends and family.

At the end of eating, the Singing Charro He had to sing some songs at the request of his guests, he gladly accepted, mainly to sing for his girlfriend.

Maria mentioned having invited 400 people to her wedding, but the reporters recorded up to 500, including artists and intellectuals such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Salvador Novo, Pepe Alvarado, Gregorio Valenstein, Julio Brachoas well as politicians and colleagues.

Dolores Olmedo, Domingo, Fernando and Andres Soler, Luis Aguilar, Fernando Soler, Emilio The Indian Fernandez and Columba Dominguez, Miroslava Stern, Maria Elena Marques, Queta Lavat, were some of the actors who attended the celebration. It is known that most of the guests were from show business.

María Félix's wedding dress is preserved by the foundation that was made in her name (Photo: Facebook / María Félix Foundation)
María Félix’s wedding dress is preserved by the foundation that was made in her name (Photo: Facebook / María Félix Foundation)

Supposedly, Agustín Lara sent a large flower arrangement to adorn the main table of the couple, because although he had divorced the lady a few years earlier, they continued to maintain a friendship.

the protagonist of In love he put on a pink dressmade by one of the most important designers of the time, Armando Valdés Peza, a rosary beads and sandals. Jorge Negrete carried a brown suede charro suit, with silver buttons, and a serape. She wanted to braid her hair and wear gold filigree earrings.

Since the couple wanted to celebrate the ceremony in a big way, they allowed it to be broadcast live on the radio.

This was the only wedding of María Félix in this way, publicly and with many guests, because she liked to marry intimately, with only her loved ones and without media attention.

The newlyweds would have enjoyed their honeymoon in chapala, Jalisco, at the Hotel Nido. Negrete gave his wife a luxurious emerald necklace.

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What was eaten at the wedding of María Félix and Jorge Negrete and what celebrities were invited