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Also Known As: Died: August 23, 1982
Born: February 6, 1897 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Rio de Janeiro, BR Profession: Director ...
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1926:
First medium-length film as director (also writer; producer; editor), "Rien que les heures"
1927:
Feature directing, co-writing and editing debut, "En rade"
1934:
Moved to England and began working for John Grierson at GPO Film Unit
:
Produced short films for Len Lye, Norman McClaren, Pat Jackson, Humphrey Jennings and others while at GPO/Crown
1937:
Succeeded Grierson as head of GPO (name changed to Crown Film Unit at outbreak of WWII)
1940:
Moved to Ealing Studios
1950:
Returned to Brazil
1955:
Returned to Europe
1968:
Began teaching at UCLA

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