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José Leitão de Barros (1896–1967)

José Leitão de Barros was born on October 22, 1896 in Lisbon, Portugal as José Júlio Marques Leitão de Barros. He was a director and writer, known for Camões (1946), Ala-Arriba! (1942) and Maria do Mar (1930). He was married to Helena Roque Gameiro. He died on June 29, 1967 in Lisbon. See full bio »


(age 70) in Lisbon, Portugal

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 1962 Escolas de Portugal (Documentary)
 1960 Comemorações Henriquinas (Documentary)
 1946 Camões
 1944 Lisboa e os Problemas do Seu Acesso (Documentary) (as J. Leitão de Barros)
 1942 A Póvoa de Varzim (Documentary)
 1942 Ala-Arriba! (Documentary)
 1939 A Pesca do Atum (Documentary)
 1937/I Maria Papoila
 1937/I Legião Portuguesa (Documentary)
 1936 Bocage
 1931 A Severa (as Leitão de Barros)
 1930 Maria do Mar
 1930 Lisboa (Documentary)
 1929 Nazaré, Praia de Pescadores (Documentary)
 1927 Festas da Curia (Documentary)
 1918 O Homem dos Olhos Tortos (unfinished)
 1918 Mal de Espanha (Short)
 1918 Malmequer (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

J. Leitão de Barros | José Julio Leitão de Barros | Leitão de Barros

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