Leopoldo Torres Ríos

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Leopoldo Torres Ríos (27 December 1899 – 10 April 1960) was an Argentine film director and screenwriter. His brother Carlos Torres Ríos was a notable cinematographer. His son was the film director and screenwriter Leopoldo Torre Nilsson.

Rios initially solely began as a screenwriter, writing for his first film Palomas rubias in 1920 but by 1923 he began simultaneously directing and writing for his films, producing over 40 films between the early 1920s and 1959 when he was taken ill with lung cancer. He died on 10 April 1960, aged 60, in his native Buenos Aires.

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