Manuel Luis Vieira

Active - 1926 - 1946  |   Born - Jun 21, 1885   |   Died - Jan 1, 1949   |  

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

From the mid-'20s through the late '40s, Manuel Luis Vieria directed numerous short documentaries in his native Portugal. He also made a few feature films and often worked as a cinematographer. Vieria began his cinema career in 1925 after working as a professional photographer and founding the Empresa Cinematográfica Atlântida production company.