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Luis Spota (1925–1985)

Luis Spota was born on July 13, 1925 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a writer and director, known for Amor en cuatro tiempos (1955), In the Palm of Your Hand (1951) and Life Sentence (1979). He died on January 20, 1985 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico. See full bio »


(age 59) in Mexico, D.F., Mexico

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 1994 Tramp (novel)
 1980 Las grandes aguas (novel)
 1979 Life Sentence (novel)
 1971 La sangre enemiga (novel)
 1965 El dinamitero (as Jose Walter)
 1965 El anónimo (as Jose Walter)
 1963 Wounds of Hunger (novel)
 1963 The Paper Man (story "El Billete" - as Luís Spota)
 1962 La emboscada mortal (story and adaptation)
 1962 El justiciero vengador (story and adaptation)
 1959 Qué noche aquella (story - uncredited)
 1958 Con el dedo en el gatillo (as José Walter)
 1958 Los tres vivales (screenplay)
 1958 El vengador (as Jose Walter)
 1958 La tumba (as Jose Walter)
 1957 La mujer marcada (story)
 1956 Donde el círculo termina (story and adaptation)
 1955 La culpa de los hombres (story)
 1955 Amor en cuatro tiempos (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1955 Tu vida entre mis manos (novel)
 1954 La gitana blanca (story)
 1953 Nadie muere dos veces (story and adaptation)
 1953 Quiero vivir (story)
 1952 La noche avanza (story)
 1951 Camino del infierno (story)
 1951 Streetwalker (story)
 1951 In the Palm of Your Hand (story)
 1951 La tienda de la esquina (idea)
 1951 Flor de sangre (novel)
 1951 Corazón de fiera (story)
 1951 Torerillos (Short)
 1949 Hipócrita..! (uncredited)
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Luís Spota | Jose Walter | José Walter

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