Category: Early years

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EARLY YEARS: SEGUNDO DE CHOMÓN (1871-1929)

Segundo de Chomón was a Spanish filmmaker considered the pioneer of FX. He has been always compared to George Mellies due to the similarities of their camera tricks and illusions. He was married to...

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EARLY YEARS: THE TOWER OF THE SEVEN HUNCHBACKS

By Elena Anele (*) Title: LA TORRE DE LOS SIETE JOROBADOS Directed by Edgar Neville Writing Credits: Emilio Carrere … (novel), Edgar Neville , José Santugini Runtime 1 hr 25 min (85 min) Sound Mix Mono Color...

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EARLY YEARS: LOS OJOS DEJAN HUELLAS

    By Elena Anele (*) LOS OJOS DEJAN HUELLAS is a Spanish noir movie from 1952 directed by José Luis Saénz de Heredia, one of the most prolific filmmakers during Franco’s times and...

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EARLY YEARS: LA VIDA EN UN HILO

  By Elena Anele (*) LA VIDA EN UN HILO is 1945 film directed and written by Edgar Neville and which main stars are Conchita Montes, Rafael Durán and Guillermo Marín. While travelling by...

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EARLY YEARS: EL DESTINO SE DISCULPA

By Elena Anele (*) EL DESTINO SE DISCULPA   is a movie directed by José Luis Sáenz de Heredia and co-written by Wenceslao Fernández Flórez, a journalist and author whose short-story inspired this film....