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Benito Perojo
Birth: Jun. 14, 1894
Death: Nov. 11, 1974

Motion Picture Director, Actor. He was born in Madrid, Spain. In 1913, he began his career on cinema as actor and director with his brother. Between 1917 and 1918, he worked in France and Italy as actor and in 1924, he founded along with the writer Jacinto Benavente the production company Films Benavente S.L., directing "Para Toda la Vida" (1924), "Más Allá de la Muerte" (1924), "Boy" (1925), "Malvaloca" (1926) and "El Negro Que Tenía el Alma Blanca" (1927), among many others. Then, he become one of the spanish directors best known around the world working in Joinville (France) and Hollywood for the Fox Company, with "Mamá" (1931). His first talkie was "El Hombre que se Reía del Amor" in 1933. Also this year, he directed "Se Ha Fugado un Preso" (the first spanish film awarded in Venice Festival) and "Susana Tiene un Secreto." From 1935 to the final of Spanish Civil War, he directed "Es Mi Hombre," "La Verbena de la Paloma," "Nuestra Natacha" (that was censored for Franco's dictatorship), "El Barbero de Sevilla" and "Suspiros de España." In 1939, he worked in Italy in the direction of "Los Hijos de la Noche." In the 40s, his career in Spain declined, but directed two interesting films, "Marianela" and "Goyescas." In 1948, he moved to Buenos Aires (Argentina), where are remembered his films "Stella" (1943), "La Casta Susana" (1944) and "La Copla de la Dolores" (1947). After his return to Spain, in the 1950s, he left his work as director and only worked as producer, until his death.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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Cementerio Sacramental de San Isidro
Madrid
Provincia de Madrid
Madrid, Spain
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Feb 02, 2006
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Benito Perojo
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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