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Olympio Guilherme

Olympio Guilherme (1902-1973) was a journalist, economist, writer, actor, film maker, broadcaster and novelist. He played an important part in the history of Brazil, but is still largely unknown by many people. Even in his own time his modern ideas were not fully understood. Olympio wrote and published 12 books and more than 1,600 news articles. ... See full bio »

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King of Jazz Host - Portuguese Version
A Low Necker Actor


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O efeito e sempre maravilhoso-pela naturalidade extraordinaria com que todos se movimentam nas cenas. Mas vezes tal metodo oferece dificuldades intransponiveis. Eis porque, ate hoje, ninguem se atreveu a produzir uma pelicula seguindo a risca, como eu segui, a formidavel escola de Pudowkin. See more »


Olympio Guilherme's brief film career came upon him suddenly and apparently by sheer chance. While covering a Fox talent search in Brazil for the daily newspaper A Gazeta in 1927, Guilherme decided at the last minute to enter the contest himself; to his surprise, he won. Together with his compatriot Lia Torá, the female winner, the young reporter began work in Hollywood as a movie extra. ... See more »



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