By Linda B. Hall
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Jaime, as it happened, had little talent and less desire to manage the properties, and flooding led to loss of the cotton crop. ”36 Lolita mocking the very real dangers at the Hacienda de Santa Lucía. CEHM CARSO. Mexican Princess 35 Finally, a new revolutionary movement led by Angel Flores pushed them back to Mexico City. It was the second time the Revolution had significantly changed her life, and it was surely a sign that Mexico would not return Dolores and Jaime to the prerevolutionary era of easy wealth and status.
In a 1966 interview with a leading Mexico City newspaper, she was asked what she remembered. Her immediate response was, “My mother. ”7 She was an only child—an only daughter—enormously treasured. Throughout her life, her mother, her beloved “Mumy,” would stay close to her, even when it meant leaving her father alone. This presence, as Dolores wove in and out of marriages, contracts, triumphs, and difficult moments, was of enormous importance to her. It was a trusting presence. ”8 Without her mother’s support, she might never have become the strong, confident, successful, and famous woman that she was.
Films in Latin America, demand almost equaling that of Europe, and a beautiful Mexican woman might help the market grow. ” As for Jaime’s attitude, she described him as a “totally European man, who looked at everything new with interest. A European would certainly permit his wife to be an actress! ” He recognized the significance of Hollywood in the developing movie industry, and if Dolores’s beauty was the ticket into that world, he was willing to use it. Taibo claims that Best Maugard, Carewe, and Dolores’s husband had already decided on the California adventure before Carewe ever came to the couple’s home.