My Man and I Poster

Release Date: 1952

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Mexican day laborer Chu Chu Ramirez (Ricardo Montalban) has just obtained his U.S. citizenship. Convinced that all his troubles are behind him, Ramirez gets a job working for farmer Ansel Ames (Wendell Corey) and his emotionally-troubled wife (Claire Trevor). After work, Ramirez courts local barfly Nancy (Shelley Winters). Despite Ramirez's optimism and hard work, farmer Ames eventually takes advantage of his trust, and Ramirez finds himself the victim of the same justice system he once lauded.

Cast: Shelley Winters, Ricardo Montalban, Wendell Corey, Claire Trevor, Robert Burton, José Torvay, Jack Elam, Pascual García Peña

Director: William A. Wellman

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Wife, Underdog, 1950s, Bar, Sacrifice