~Raquel Torres~

Born: November 11, 1908 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Died: August 10, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Actress Raquel Torres (born Paula Osterman in Hermosillo, Mexico) made an auspicious film debut
at age 19 in Woody Van Dyke's White Shadows in the South Seas (1928), MGM's first film to have full
synchronization for music, dialogue, and sound effects. Her film career lasted until 1934 when she
married a successful businessman and retired. She was typically cast as a passionate Latina.

Biography by Sandra Brennan, Allmovie.com
~Silent Filmograpy~
The Desert Rider (1929) .... Dolores Alvarado
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929) .... Pepita
White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) .... Fayaway
Fashion News (1928) .... Herself