The Insolent Matador (1959)

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Gomez, an arrogant bull-fighter, gets the best wine, the most beautiful women and the adoration of the crowds due to his skill as a matador. Lopez, his jealous rival, discovers the secret of his success - he only fights short-sighted bulls. When Lopez gives one of the myopic bulls a pair of glasses, Gomez gets his come-uppance. From the 'HaBa Tales' series.

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