Luis Lucia

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Luis Lucia
Born Luis Lucia Mingarro
(1914-05-24)24 May 1914-[1]
Valencia, Spain-[2]
Died 12 March 1984(1984-03-12) (aged 69)-[1]
Madrid, Spain-[2]
Years active 1942 - 1973

Luis Lucia Mingarro (24 May 1914, in Valencia – 12 March 1984, in Madrid) was a Spanish film director and screenwriter.

His father, Luis Lucia, was the Spanish minister of communications in 1935.[1] He studied Law and was the attorney of CIFESA film studios.

As director, he discovered child prodigies Marisol, Rocío Dúrcal and made them stars. He tried the same with Ana Belén but her film debut Zampo y yo was a flop.

He was interred at Cementerio de Majadahonda, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain.


ɬ-director and screenwriter


  1. ^ a b c de España, Rafael (1994), Directory of Spanish and Portuguese Film-makers And Films, Greenwood Press, p. 149 
  2. ^ a b D'Lugo, Marvin (1997), Guide To The Cinema Of Spain, Greenwood Publishing Group, pp. 171–172, ISBN 978-0-313-29474-7 

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