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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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 1974 Carro de Bois (Documentary short)
 1964 A Velha a Fiar (Short)
 1958 Cidade de Caeté (Documentary short)
 1958 São João Del Rei (Documentary short)
 1957 Congonhas do Campo (Documentary short)
 1956 Meus 8 anos - Canto Escolar (Documentary short)
 1955 Engenhos E Usinas (Documentary short)
 1954 Aboio e Cantigas (Documentary short)
 1950 Alberto Nepomuceno (Documentary short)
 1949 Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1948 Canções Populares: Azulão e O Pinhal (Documentary short)
 1948 Castro Alves (Documentary short)
 1947 Coreografia (Documentary short)
 1947 O Cristal Oscilador (Documentary short)
 1946 Combate à Lepra no Brasil (Documentary short)
 1946 Farol (Documentary short)
 1946 Jardim Zoológico (Documentary short)
 1946 Leopoldo Miguez (Documentary short)
 1945 Aspectos do Sul de Minas (Documentary short)
 1945 Chuá Chuá e Casinha Pequenina (Documentary short)
 1945 Marambaia (Documentary short)
 1945 O Ensino Industrial no Brasil (Documentary short)
 1945 O Mate (Documentary short)
 1945 Palavras ao Mar: Fragmentos (Documentary short)
 1945 Serviço de Febre Amarela (Documentary short)
 1945 Serviço Nacional de Tuberculose (Documentary short)
 1944 Aspectos de Resende (Documentary short)
 1944 Barão do Rio Branco (Short)
 1944 Euclydes da Cunha (Documentary short)
 1944 Míca (Documentary short)
 1944 O Escravo- 1889 - IV Ato - Carlos Gomes (Documentary short)
 1943 Aspectos de Minas (Documentary short)
 1943 Cidades de São Paulo - Campinas (Documentary short)
 1943 Convulsoterapia Eletrica (Documentary short)
 1943 Flôres do Campo (Documentary short)
 1943 Fontes Ornamentais (Documentary short)
 1943 Grafite (Documentary short)
 1943 Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1943 Sifílis Cutânea (Documentary short)
 1942 Avenida Tijuca (Documentary short)
 1942 Coração Físico de Ostwald (Documentary short)
 1942 Exposição de Brinquedos Educativos (Documentary short)
 1942 Henrique Oswald (Documentary short)
 1942 Museu Imperial de Petrópolis (Documentary short)
 1942 O Despertar da Redentora (Short)
 1942 O Guarani Ato III: Invocação dos Aimorés (Documentary short)
 1942 Reação de Zendek (Documentary short)
 1941 Faiscadores de Ouro (Documentary short)
 1941 Lapidação de Diamante (Documentary short)
 1941 Ponteio (Documentary short)
 1940 Aráras (Documentary short)
 1940 Argila
 1940 Arremesso do Martelo (Documentary short)
 1940 Bandeirantes
 1940 Campanha de Princesa (Documentary short)
 1940 Coreografia Popular do Brasil (Documentary short)
 1940 Da Força Hidráulia à Energia Elétrica (Documentary short)
 1940 Escola Municipal Palmeira (Documentary short)
 1940 Instituto Pestalozzi (Documentary short)
 1940 Lagoa Santa (Documentary short)
 1940 Mangaratiba (Documentary short)
 1940 Mobiliário Colonial Brasileiro (Documentary short)
 1940 O Cristal (Documentary short)
 1940 O Plankton (Documentary short)
 1940 Parada da Juventude (Documentary short)
 1940 Pavilhão do DASP na Feira de Amostras (Documentary short)
 1940 Peixes Larvófagos (Documentary short)
 1940 Provas de Salto de Professor Japonês (Documentary short)
 1940 Técnica da Autópsia (Documentary short)
 1940 Visita ao Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (Documentary short)
 1940 Visitando São Paulo (Documentary short)
 1939 Acampamento Escoteiro (Documentary short)
 1939 Cerâmica de Marajó (Documentary short)
 1939 Copa Roca: Primeiro Jogo (Documentary short)
 1939 Copa Roca: Segundo Jogo (Documentary short)
 1939 Dansa Classica (Documentary short)
 1939 Dia da Pátria de 1939 (Documentary short)
 1939 Esterilização Total do Meio Operário (Documentary short)
 1939 Estudos das Grandes Endemias (Documentary short)
 1939 Hospital Colonia de Curupaity (Documentary short)
 1939 Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (Documentary short)
 1939 Jornal do INCE n. 1 (Short)
 1939 Jornal do INCE n.2 (Short)
 1939 Jornal do INCE n.3 (Short)
 1939 Leishmaniose Visceral Americana (Documentary short)
 1939 O Puraquê (Short)
 1939 Parada da Mocidade e da Raça (Documentary short)
 1939 Pedra da Gavéa (Documentary short)
 1939 Propriedades Elétricas do Puraquê (Documentary short)
 1939 Rio Soberbo: Acampamento (Documentary short)
 1939 Tripanozomiase Americana (Documentary short)
 1938 A Moeda (Documentary short)
 1938 Aranhas (Documentary short)
 1938 Bronze Artístico (Documentary short)
 1938 Dia da Bandeira de 1938 (Documentary short)
 1938 Engenhoca e Sovaca (Documentary short)
 1938 Escultura em Madeira (Documentary short)
 1938 Febre Amarela I (Documentary short)
 1938 Fisiologia Geral (Documentary short)
 1938 Hino à Vitória (Documentary short)
 1938 João de Barro (Documentary short)
 1938 Metódo Operatório do Dr. Gudin - II (Documentary short)
 1938 Milão (Documentary short)
 1938 Moinho de Fubá (Documentary short)
 1938 Monitor Parnaíba (Documentary short)
 1938 Paris (Documentary short)
 1938 Pompéia (Documentary short)
 1938 Roma (Documentary short)
 1938 Toque e Refinação do Ouro (Documentary short)
 1938 Veneza (Documentary short)
 1938 Vistas de São Paulo (Documentary short)
 1937 Academia Brasileira (Documentary short)
 1937 A Luta Contra o Ofidismo (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 Echinodermes (Documentary short)
 1937 Eletrificação da E.F.C.B: Inauguração (Documentary short)
 1937 Extirpação do Estômago (Documentary short)
 1937 Hérnia Inguinal (Documentary short)
 1937 Hydrostatica (Documentary short)
 1937 Itacurussá (Documentary short)
 1937 Juramento à Bandeira: Batalhão de Guardas (Documentary short)
 1937 Lótus do Egito (Documentary short)
 1937 Magnetismo (Documentary short)
 1937 Medida do Comprimento (Short)
 1937 Método Operatório do Dr. Gudin (Documentary short)
 1937 Orchideas (Documentary short)
 1937 Os Centros de Saúde do Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1937 Outono (Documentary short)
 1937 Papagaio (Documentary short)
 1937 Peixes do Rio de Janeiro (Documentary short)
 1937 Telúrio (Documentary short)
 1937 Universidade do Brasil (Documentary short)
 1937 Victoria Regia (Documentary short)
 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 Cidade-Mulher
 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 Marambaia (Documentary short)
 1933 Ganga Bruta
 1933 A Première de Grande Hotel (Documentary short)
 1927 Lost Treasure
 1925 Valadião, o Cratera (Short)
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