Pedro E. Pico

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Pedro E. Pico

Pedro E. Pico (27 July 1882 – 12 November 1945) was an Argentine dramatist, lawyer, journalist and screenwriter. His plays such as La polca del espiante and ¡Para eso se paga! were performed at the Teatro de la Comedia, and he later wrote several plays with Samuel Eichelbaum including Un romance turco (A Turkish Romance) (1920) and La Juana Figueroa (1921).[1] In the 1940s he became a successful screenwriter; at the 1944 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards he won the Silver Condor Award for Best Adapted Screenplay with Manuel Agromayor and Alfredo de la Guardia for Juvenilia.[2]

Plays and screen credits[edit]

Theatre works
  • Querer y cerrar los ojos
  • Pueblerina
  • Trigo guacho
  • San Juancito de Realicó
  • La novia de los forasteros
  • La historia se repite
  • Novelera
  • Agua en las manos
  • Las rayas de una cruz'
Screenwriter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cortés, Eladio; Barrea-Marlys, Mirta (1 January 2003). Encyclopedia of Latin American Theater. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 22. ISBN 978-0-313-29041-1.
  2. ^ Hammer, Tad Bentley (1991). International film prizes: an encyclopedia. Garland. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-8240-7099-1.

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