Lya Lys in L'Âge d'Or, 1930


Photograph from filming L'Âge d'Or, 1930. Down in the center, Luis Buñuel. (Wikipedia)




Salvador Dalí, June 6, 1934 in Paris. Photo by Carl Van Vechten. (Wikipedia)




Margarida Xirgu, 1919 (Wikipèdia)


Fructuós Gelabert, 1955
Posters and pictures on Wikipedia and private collections
Back-Index

1940
Muñequita
Directed by: Ramon Quadreny i Orellana

Written by: Ramon Quadreny, based on the romance novel of the same title by Rafael Pérez y Pérez

Cinematography: Josep Gaspar

Music by: Joan Grau

Starring: Alfonsina de Saavedra, Rafael Durán, Leonor Fábregas, Francisco de A. Villagómez, Josita Hernán, Pedro Hidalgo, Pere Mascaró, Remée Meléndez, Teresa Molgosa, Luis Rocaberty, Amparo Romo, Amparo Saus, José Torró

Locations: Calella de Palafrugell, Aiguablava and Camprodon.


1935
Abajo los hombres!
Directed by: Josep Maria Castellví

Written by: Musical comedy based on the operetta S.O.S., by Pierre Clarel, adapted by Valentí R. González.

Starring: Pierre Clarel, Carmelita Aubert, Alexandre Nolla, Tina Vidal, Lybia Dimas, Samuel Crespo, Agustina Gratacós and Maruja Sanchiz.

Locations: Sant Feliu de Guíxols (the promenade and around the shrine of Sant Elm).

Running time: 68 minutes

Poster


1933
El Café de la Marina
Directed by: Domènec Pruna

Written by: Domènec Pruna, based on the play by Josep Maria de Sagarra

Cinematography: Robert Porchet, Artur Porchet

Music by: Lorenç Torres Nin ("Demón")

Starring: Pere Vantaiols (catalan version), Rafael Rivelles (spanish version), Gilberta Rougé, Rafael Moragas, Moraguetes, Sebastià Gasch, Paquita Torres, Genoveva Ginestà, Ramon Tort, Teodor Busquets, Ricard Gascon, Rosita de Cabo.

Locations: El Port de la Selva.

Observations: Coffee sets, designed by the painter Pere Pruna, brother of the director. It is the first commercial title spoken entirely in Catalan.


1932
El hombre que se reía del amor
Directed by: Benito Perojo

Written by: Benito Perojo based on the novel of the same title by Pedro Mata

Starring: Rafael Rivelles, María Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara, Ricardo Núñez, Rosita Díaz Gimeno, Gabriel Algara and Antoñita Colomé.

Locations: Tossa de Mar.


1930
L'Âge d'Or
Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Written by: Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí

Music by: Luis Buñuel, Georges van Parys and various

Cinematography: Juan Amorós

Starring: Gaston Modot, Lya Lys, Caridad de Laberdesque, Max Ernst, Josep Llorens Artigas, Lionel Salem, Germaine Noizet, Duchange

Producción: Vicomte Charles de Noailles, Marie-Laure de Noailles

Running time: 63 minutes

Locations: Cap de Creus.

Observations: The original title was The icy water of egotistical calculation, a term taken from Communist Manifesto.

Poster

Rodaje del film

Photo from the shooting (Wikipedia)

View the film

1927
La puntaire
Directed by: Josep Claramunt and Fructuós Gelabert

Written by: Josep Claramunt and Fructuós Gelabert, basado en la comedia dramática del mismo título de Tomàs Ribas i Julià

Producción: Josep Claramunt

Cinematography: Fructuós Gelabert

Starring: Teresa Pujol, Joan Xuclà, Llorenç Adrià, Joan Formiguera, Teresa Martí, Carme Prats and Llorenç Gibert.

Locations: Santa Cristina d'Aro and Lloret de Mar.


1927
La tia Ramona
Directed by: Nick Winter y Francesc Gargallo

Argumento y decorados: Francesc Gargallo

Starring: Ángeles Guart, María Luisa Rodríguez, Josep Acuaviva, Luisa Fernanda Sala, Maria Lluïsa Gargallo and Tomás Cola.

Locations: Sant Feliu de Guíxols and other locations of Costa Brava.

Poster


1927
Lo más sublime
Directed by: Enrique Ponsá

Written by: Enrique Ponsá

Starring: Mercè Domènech, Valeriano Cortés, Antoni B. de Vila, Antoni Granell, Eduard de C. Tarragó, Enric Filló, Jaume Reixach, Juli Payà, Luisa Vivarelli and Rosita Ponsá.

Locations: Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar and Blanes.


1927
Baixant de la Font del Gat
Other titles: La Marieta de l'Ull Viu

Directed by: Josep Amich and Bert Amichatis

Written by: Gastó A. Màntua i Amichatis

Starring: Josep Santpere, Jaume Devesa, Marina Torres, Alexandre Nolla, Enric Guitart, Rosita Hernáez, Ricard Alís, Francesc Tressols and Blanquita Muñoz.

Locations: Hostalric and Blanes.


1926
Gente y paisaje de Cataluña
Directed by: Josep Gaspar

Cinematography: Josep Gaspar

Written by: Francisco Madrid

Colaboraciones: Josep M. de Sagarra and Alexandre Plana

Running time: 64 minutes. The total duration is 3 hours gross

Locations: Aiguablava, islands Medes, l'Escala, Castelló d'Empúries, Portbou, Roses, Cadaqués, Port de la Selva, Llançà.

View de movie

1926
Entre marinos
Directed by: Josep G. Barranco and Rafael Roca.

Locations: Lloret de Mar.


1921
Lilian
Directed by: Juan Pallejá

Producción: Llorenç Bau Bonaplata and Antoni Cànovas.

Written by: Juan Pallejá

Starring: Inocencia Alcubierre, Juan Pallejá

Locations: Lloret de Mar.


1917
La herencia del diablo
Directed by: Domènec Ceret and Joan Solà i Mestres

Written by: Domènec Ceret

Cinematography: Domènec Ceret

Starring: Lolita París, Tina Jordi, Alberto Martínez, Antoni Casanovas, Assumpció Casals and Juli Nolla

Locations: Tossa de Mar and other parts of the coast.


1916
El secreto del mar
Directed by: Josep de Togores and Giovanni Doria.

Written by: Josep Massot i Ventós.

Starring: Amèlia Grossi, Pere Portes and Geo Boronsky.

Locations: L'Estartit, Begur, Torroella de Montgri, cala Ferriola, Aiguablava, Fornells, margins of the river Ter and Port de la Selva.


1915
El amor hace justícia
Directed by: Magí Murià

Productora: Barcinógrafo

Cinematography: Fructuòs Gelabert

Starring: Margarida Xirgu, Guibernat, Dolors Puchol, Carles Capdevila, Ricardo Puga, Modesto Santaulària

Locations: Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

Observations: Second film of tandem Murià-Xirgu, privately screened for the press, 19 febrer 1916.
The movie's plot is similar to Chopin Nocturne by the same tandem, it is also a melodrama set in high society, where dramatic touches are always conditioned by the passions of love and that the gestures of the great actress plays a fundamental role.


1914
Amor de pescadora
Other titles: Mercedes, la pescadora. La pescadora de Tossa.

Directed by: José de Togores and Giovanni Doria

Starring: Luis Alcalde, Lola Ojeda, Lola París, Gerardo Peña, Domènec Ceret

Story: Eduardo Marquina

Locations: Tossa de Mar.


Back-Index