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Humberto Mauro (1897–1983)

Pioneer of Brazilian cinema. Humberto Mauro began his career in the provinces in 1926 and was brought to Rio de Janeiro by producer-director Adhemar Gonzaga in 1930. He went on to direct several features which were praised for their uniquely Brazilian style - notably Ganga Bruta (1933) - as well as making over 230 shorts for the National Institute... See full bio »

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Braza Dormida Director
Canto da Saudade
Canto da Saudade Director
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 1974 Carro de Bois (Documentary short)
 1964 A Velha a Fiar (Short)
 1955 Engenhos E Usinas (Documentary short)
 1950 Alberto Nepomuceno (Documentary short)
 1942 O Despertar da Redentora (Short)
 1941 Ponteio (Documentary short)
 1940 Argila
 1938 Febre Amarela I (Documentary short)
 1937 Academia Brasileira (Documentary short)
 1937 Apendicite (Documentary short)
 1937 Céu do Brasil no Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1937 Corpo de Bombeiros do Distrito Federal (Documentary short)
 1937 Dansa Regional Argentina (Documentary short)
 1937 Dia da Pátria (Short)
 1937 Eletrificação da E.F.C.B: Inauguração (Documentary short)
 1937 Os Centros de Saúde do Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1936 Cidade-Mulher
 1936 A Medida do Tempo (Documentary short)
 1936 Ar Atmospherico (Documentary short)
 1936 Aventuras de Lulu (Documentary short)
 1936 Barômetros (Short)
 1936 Benjamin Constant (Documentary short)
 1936 Colônia de Psicopatas de Jacarepaguá (Documentary short)
 1936 Corrida de Automóveis (Documentary short)
 1936 Cura às Avessas (Documentary short)
 1936 Dia da Bandeira (Documentary short)
 1936 Dia da Pátria (Documentary short)
 1936 Dia do Marinheiro (Documentary short)
 1936 Dois a Um (Short)
 1936 Eu Sou Tudo na Vida (Short)
 1936 Exercícios de Elevação (Documentary short)
 1936 Manômetros (Documentary short)
 1936 Medida da Massa: Balanças (Documentary short)
 1936 Microscopio Composto (Documentary short)
 1936 Musculos Superficiaes do Corpo Humano (Documentary short)
 1936 O Céu do Brasil na Capital da República (Documentary short)
 1936 O Cysne (Documentary short)
 1936 O Preparo da Vaccina Contra a Raiva (Documentary short)
 1936 Os Inconfidentes (Documentary short)
 1936 Os Lusíadas (Short)
 1936 O Telegrapho no Brasil (Documentary short)
 1936 Ouro Verde (Short)
 1936 Ribeirão das Lages (Documentary short)
 1936 Um Apologo (Documentary short)
 1936 Um Parafuso (Documentary short)
 1935 Pedro II (Documentary short)
 1935 Taxidermia (Documentary short)
 1934 General Osório (Documentary short)
 1933 Ganga Bruta
 1933 A Première de Grande Hotel (Documentary short)
 1933 Marambaia (Documentary short)
 1928 Braza Dormida
 1925 Valadião, o Cratera (Short)
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