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Francisco Elías (1890–1977)

Francisco Elías was born on June 26, 1890 in Huelva, Andalucía, Spain as Francisco Elías Riquelme. He was a writer and director, known for La vírgen roja (1943), Pax (1932) and Boliche (1933). He died on June 8, 1977 in Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain. See full bio »

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Pax Writer
Boliche Writer


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 2007 Anatomía de un fantasma (original story)
 1957 Ángeles sin cielo (story - as F. Elías)
 1955 Marta (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 ¡Ya tengo a mi hijo! (screenplay)
 1945 Sierra Morena
 1943 La vírgen roja (writer)
 1939 The Sign of Death (writer)
 1939 Bohemios (writer)
 1935 Rataplán (screenplay) / (story)
 1933 Boliche (screenplay) / (story)
 1933 Mercedes (screenplay) / (story)
 1932 El último día de Pompeyo (screenplay) / (story)
 1932 Pax (screenplay) / (story)
 1931 Cinópolis
 1930 El misterio de la Puerta del Sol (screenplay - uncredited) / (story - uncredited)
 1928 Fabricante de suicidios (screenplay) / (story)
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Alternate Names:

F. Elías

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A Nationalist supporter - and therefore opposed to Franco; he fled to Mexico in 1938 where he worked until 1954, making 8 feature films there. He returned to Spain to direct Marta (1955), a disaster at the box-office which effectively ended his career as a film director.

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