Thursday, March 13, 2008

A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE: NO ONE BUT YOU(Snippet 1)






Well, as I mentioned in my last post, things are a bit boring now that CATALINA y SEBASTIAN has wrapped up, although there's LA REVANCHA on STV and EL CUERPO DEL DESEO on AIT, GOTEL as well as SUPERSCREEN(which was once called CLAPPERBOARD)but somehow I just don't fell inclined to follow them, which is why there are no posts about them in this blog.

Instead I'm taking my visitors back in time to about 1993,when NTA presented us with a telenovela most people argued was as fabulous as its predecessor, THE RICH ALSO CRY. This was TU O NADIE or as we knew it then as NO ONE BUT YOU,a.k.a YOU OR NO ONE Starring Andres Garcia(currently starring as the late Pedro José Donoso in EL CUERPO DEL DESEO)the lovely Lucia Mendez and Salvador Pineda as the villain, Max(see him as the very nasty and obsessive Lucio in ESMERALDA).

The story opens to the city of Guadalajara.Raquel, a young, very beautiful  salesgirl is just returning from the shop where she had purchased her dress for her wedding to her love whom she had been dating for six months; a young engineer called Antonio Lombardo. She enters the humble apartment she shares with her disdainful younger sister Martha(LUZ MARIA JEREZ) and their widowed(and simple minded) father, Don Daniel. She receives a phone call from her fiancee, who promises to return from his business trip in time for their wedding day that very weekend.
As soon as he hangs up, the fiance's face visibly changes as his body servant, Luis(Tony Bravo)tells him his stepbrother, ANTONIO wanted to see him. The viewers are initially confused but it's actually simple as we follow it, Raquel's fiance's real name is Maximilliano Alveniz and he's the stepbrother of the real Antonio Lombardo, a fabulously wealthy young man whose father, the late Alberto Lombardo, had married Max's widowed mother, Victoria. Alberto had left a huge trust fund and a permanent position in his company to Max in his Will but to the angry and greedy Max, he had been cheated as Antonio(the legal and true heir) had been given the entire estate, minus a big trust to Antonio's married sister Camilla.Let's go on...
Max sulkily goes to find Antonio, who is at the balcony watching the ocean view. Antonio turns at the call of his name. We see a very  handsome man in his mid thirties, and Max flares up as usual at the calm yet firm queries from his stepbrother and walks out on him, to the distress of Victoria(Magda Guzman, who LA USURPADORA viewers will recognise as Fidelina) who had partially witnessed the altercation between them.
Back at Guadalajara, Don Daniel returns after celebrating his favourite daughter's upcoming wedding at the bar with his friends, brushing Raquel's worry about him ruining his health with too much drink as well as his business relationship with a 'good' friend of his(they buy and sell stolen goods).
In Acapulco, the Lombardos are at dinner and Victoria tells Antonio that Maura (his girlfriend) came looking for him while he was out and tentatively discusses his latest argument with Max. Antonio calmly brushes it aside as he's more than used to Max's tantrums and reminds her that he only tolerated Max because of her, kisses her hand and bade her goodnight.
At Guadalajara a few days later, Max and Raquel have their civil wedding in Raquel's apartment officiated by a judge. Max used Antonio's signature(he spent hours practising it)on the marriage certificate after the bride signed, then followed by Don Daniel,Martha and the judge's secretary who are the only witnesses.
The couple then go to his apartment where he begins to kiss her neck but she gently pulls away, reminding him that they were not yet married by the church. He's about to argue when the phone rings. It's Luis, to tell him that Antonio was leaving on a business trip.
Raquel is very confused when he tells her the office demands his presence and takes her home, with the promise of calling her and arranging the big church wedding after he got back from his trip.
Antonio is mildly surprised to see Max back from his vacation, Max sullenly lies that he had work to catch up on.Antonio leaves the mansion and the villain asks Luis if the trap has been set... the reply... YES.
Antonio and two men enter his private plane and take off. They haven't been in the air long before the plane makes odd noises and moves in an alarming way.The pilot does his best but is unable to prevent what happened next. The plane plunges down a valley and there's a huge CRASH!
Back at the mansion, Antonio's sister Camilla and his voluptuous girlfriend, Maura are at the pool, discussing him. They go in just as Max is about to relay the bad news to his mother... Antonio's plane had crashed and there were no survivors! The three women burst into tears.
Camilla runs to her house at the other end of the beach to tell her husband Claudio the bad news. He looks pensive then gently reminds her that Antonio's estate was now theirs. Camilla is furious.
'What are you talking about, Antonio was my brother!' and cries again.
As Victoria is grieving, Max gives her another surprise, he hands her a document he had found in Antonio's drawer in his room.To her amazement, it's a marriage certificate; why on earth had he gotten married without telling anyone and to a girl they did not know?
Finding the number in Antonio's address book(Max's doing), Victoria calls Guadalajara. Raquel is amazed when Victoria introduces herself as Antonio's stepmother as he'd told her many times that he had no family. Victoria gently gave her the bad news.
'NO!' Raquel cried out in anguish.'IT CAN'T BE TRUE!'
To read ALL the episodes in the proper order click HERE

24 comments:

  1. Loved this Soap. Know where I can get a copy?

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  2. I mother as well as all my aunts used to love this soap. Where can i get complete DVD set of No one but you

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  3. So far, it's not available on DVD

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  4. Does anyone have any Idea where I can get complete series on DVD please send responses to eunicesoko@yahoo.co.uk
    Thanks

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  5. My Lord......I loved this soap.It was a hit back in my home country, Zambia

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  6. ALL THE EPISODES OF "TÚ O NADIE" IN ITS ORIGINAL LANGUAGE, SPANISH:

    dvd 1
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    CAPI2 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=ZGZU8KIY
    CAPI3 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=9F364RIG
    CAPI4 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=EEA03KHN
    CAPI5 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=VBQ98UEY
    dvd2
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    CAPI7 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WTSYHGV7
    CAPI8 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=7LKQWWDR
    CAPI9 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=K2V76B9B
    CAPI10 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=W3Y9GAQE
    dvd3
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    CAPI12 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=3GJKI2XK
    CAPI13 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WUY55RIC
    CAPI14 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=C7BENJ74
    CAPI15 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=RND727DZ
    dvd4
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    CAPI17 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=FUBSI6AP
    CAPI18 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=6RWEOTTS
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    dvd5
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    CAPI23 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=G9PMPJNZ
    CAPI24 http://www.megaupload.com/?d=BM9R1SQ0
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    dvd6
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    dvd8
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    dvd10
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    FIN

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  7. I need this soap so bad, translated. Please help.

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  8. Help me with the link for this soap please

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  9. the tu o nadie clips in youtube are not subtitled

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  10. Honey,
    you have been so gracious to provide us with snippet 1...what about the rest.....poor us.....longing to know what Antonio and Rachel were talking about....
    I even copied down all your comments just not to be left out of what was going on between the three of them.....( the hero , heroine and the villain)

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  11. ALL snippets are in this blog

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  12. Dear Honey, Couldn't thank you enough for the snippets. They help me to somehow know what is going on while watching the videos

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  13. Oh my goodness me! This takes me way way back. I wish there was a way I could rent these Telenovelas and watch all of them allover again. These were the days for sure. Does any one here know where I could get them-with English traslations or subtitles. All that is online is in Spanish.

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  14. Just learn Spanish. I am from Zed too - I mean Zambia. I loved No One But You. I have it in Spanish and I enjoy every bit of it...

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  15. This was the best Telenovela ever. I watched it in 1994 when I was only 8 years but I remember so many things about it. The only other Telenovela I can compare it to is Second Chance (El Cuerpo Del Deseo) I even have the theme song, Corazon De Piedra sang by main girl Lucia Mendez. Memory lane indeed

    Gilbert

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  16. I was 12 years old thereabouts when this telenovela first aired in Nigeria. It's a very good story which explains why it was remade 3 times but only the American version ACAPULCO BAY is the most faithful to the original; the last remake SORTILEGIO is full of complicated subplots- my Mum doesn't like it at all, she prefers the original till date

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  17. Any luck in finding where this can be bought on dvd??? Dnt care whether its spanish. English would better but just want the dvd.

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  18. i don't think it's available on DVD for now but check here: http://www.te-lenovelas.com/id71.html

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  19. Thank you Honey for the link..but I was wondering if the DVD has English subtitles.....

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    1. Tu o Nadie is NOT available on DVD yet; just the remakes; ACAPULCO CUERPO y ALMA & Sortilegio and yes, they are subtitled in English

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  20. this novela was made before i was born but im Watching the it on vhs with my mom I love it I hate. Novellas except for this one ♥

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  21. Have it in dvd :email;patkanyago@yahoo.com

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  22. good job Honey !-what a priceless effort !!-may God bless you -hope to get it in English soon on you tube

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