The Genius (1948 film)

The Genius
Directed by Miguel M. Delgado
Produced by Jacques Gelman
Santiago Reachi
Written by Jean Bernard-Luc
Alex Joffé
Íñigo de Martino
Jaime Salvador
Starring Cantinflas
Perla Aguiar
Carlos Martínez Baena
Music by Gonzalo Curiel
Cinematography Raúl Martínez Solares
Edited by Jorge Bustos
Posa Films
Release dates
4 September 1948
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

The Genius (Spanish:El supersabio) is a 1948 Mexican comedy film directed by Miguel M. Delgado and starring Cantinflas, Perla Aguiar and Carlos Martínez Baena.[1] The film's sets were designed by the art director Gunther Gerszo.

Cantinflas is an assistant to a leading scientist. He is pursued by a gang who wish to discover the secret formula for a cheaper fuel that his boss has allegedly discovered.



  1. Standish & Bell p.133


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