José Leitão de Barros

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José Leitão de Barros
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Leitão de Barros
Born (1896-10-22)October 22, 1896
Lisbon, Portugal
Died June 29, 1967(1967-06-29) (aged 70)
Lisbon, Portugal
Occupation Film director, playwright

José Leitão de Barros (22 October 1896 – 29 June 1967) was a Portuguese film director and playwright.

Among his most famous films are Maria do Mar (1930), the second docufiction after Moana (1926) by Robert Flaherty, the first Portuguese sound film, A Severa (1931), Ala-Arriba! (1945), and a biopic about Portugal's national poet, Camões (1946).

He was born and died in Lisbon.

Filmography[edit]

  • Mal de Espanha (1918)
  • O Homem dos Olhos Tortos (1918) (unfinished)
  • Malmequer (1918)
  • Sidónio Pais - Proclamação do Presidente da República (1918) (lost)
  • Nazaré, Praia de Pescadores (1929) (the second part is lost)
  • Festas da Curia (1927)
  • Lisboa (1930)
  • Maria do Mar (1930)
  • A Severa (1931)
  • As Pupilas do Senhor Reitor (1935)
  • Bocage (1936)
  • Las Tres Gracias (1936)
  • Maria Papoila (1937)
  • Legião Portuguesa (1937)
  • Mocidade Portuguesa (1937)
  • Varanda dos Rouxinóis (1939)
  • A Pesca do Atum (1939)
  • Ala-Arriba! (1942)
  • A Póvoa de Varzim (1942)
  • Inês de Castro (1944)
  • Camões (1946)
  • Vendaval Maravilhoso (1949)
  • Comemorações Henriquinas (1960)
  • A Ponte da Arrábida Sobre o Rio Douro (1961)
  • Escolas de Portugal (1962)
  • A Ponte Salazar Sobre o Rio Tejo (1966)[1]

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