Carlos Borcosque

Carlos Borcosque was a film director and screenwriter Chilean whose full name was Carlos Francisco Borcosque Sánchez, who was born in Valparaiso, Chile on September 9, 1894 and died in Buenos Aires, Argentina, country where had established their residence and made most of its activity, on September 5, 1965. It was also an enthusiast of aviation from the time she was in its infancy.

Early years

While his first studies already wrote theatre which was staged in a makeshift home theater directing fellow representing them.

His parents were separated and he received from his mother as a gift a photo camera was never separated. For work, his mother moved to Buenos Aires in 1906 and Carlos Borcosque continued his studies in this country, first in a public school and then at the Colegio La Salle. In 1908 he began writing police stories sent to the journal La Argentina. This newspaper not only published one of his stories, they also took it as an editor. In principle would be earmarked for the police section but when the director met and knew that boy who wrote so well that he was only 14 years old, he preferred to destine it to sports and then to the section aviation when arrived early French aviators to the celebration of the centenary. It became the most popular in this category chronicler and your notes also appeared in magazines such as El Hogar, Caras y Caretas, Plus Ultra, among others…

Their link with aviation

In an era where rising aviation surprised the country, Borcosque was the first photographer from the air in the country. Had the pilot n areronauta brevet * 34 of carried out numerous ascents in the globe and in 1914 was the Aviator pilot 60 number brevet. In the environment of the aeronautical met personalities like George and Edward Newbery, Aaron Anchorena, Félix origone, Pablo Teodoro fels, Carola lorenzini, of which he was instructor of flight, paul castaibert and others.

1912 December 1 Borcosque was one of those who collaborated with Aviator conscript Pablo Teodoro Fels when it flown without the permission of his superiors the El Palomar – Montevideo by setting a new world record flight over water.

Return to Chile

21 Borcosque traveled to Chile to be globe and aviation instructor and at the same time he met his father, who gave him a significant amount of money invested in a gallery to film and a laboratory. In 924 he filmed the first Chilean cartoon, titled life and miracle of Don Faust, the El Mercurio newspaper comic strip character. From 1922 to 1926 he made several silents, among them men of this earth (1922), Martin Rivas (1925) and the orphan (1926). She also made many news and films that combine news with advertising notes. In 1927 the Government Consul in Los Angeles, is designated and assigned to study filmmaking, so he travelled with his wife Lucia Lizana, who dealt with the technical tasks of the laboratory, and his first daughter Maria.

Stay in the United States

In the United States met and interviewed the major figures of Hollywood for his radio show and the Chilean magazine of film Ecran, which he founded in April 1930 wrote and directed entirely from Hollywood with great success in the Spanish-speaking countries. Also for some Chronicles for other Latin American publications including to Argentina Tuning magazine.

He worked as assistant director at Olympia from chester M. Franklin and John Homs addressed in 1930 and then did the same character in my loves Sevilla directed by Ramón novarro in 1930. In 1932 he was scriptwriter and director Deputy of Trapped in Tia Juana in 1935 and Wallace fox returned to the subject of aviation as assistant director christy cabanne in El Chaco wings. He later directed several films, including wu Li chang in 1930 X women and cheri-bibi, both of 1931.

Activity in Argentina

In 1937 he returned to Buenos Aires by Argentina sono film company hired to direct 6 films in 2 years. The 17-day boat trip he wrote the screenplay for wings of my homeland which told aviation-related developments that had taken place since 1908. It was an interesting film precursor; upon which the critic Domingo Di núbila wrote:

“dazzled many… by flashes of his, particularly for several scenes show, frequent use of close-ups and the sense of the dynamics of the mount.” In its rhythm and its conception and visual development was as close to a typical Hollywood production made previously in the Argentina. Helped to establish trust in the formal progress of our film, gave wings to the imagination of Directors and technicians and set far, locally, the vibration that wins a film with strong kinetic components management. “Pushed, in short, streamlining action in Argentine films”

Borcosque reached Argentina with a working technique learned in Hollywood that was different. He introduced the so-called shooting form and made it work plans by sequence: decorated costumes, props, characters, etc. and thus significantly reducing costs. Atilio Mentasti, the son of the founder of Argentina Film Borcosque Sono said: “I had a discipline, an order, you knew the morning what was going to shoot, what would do if it was raining.” “You walked by the film”.[ 3 ] At the same time that was efficient and thorough preparation in production, not actors work he EC technical brightness and made available to the freedom of action of the performers all material elements.

In 1942 was one of the founders of the Chilean film studios Chilefilms, while he was still filming in Argentina. With young actors he made …And tomorrow will be men, Libertad lamarque and Agustin Irusta directed I met this woman and of social cinema filmed poor there will always be. Posthumous film was I will speak of hope, with book and his Argentine son Carlos Francisco production starring Inda Ledesma and Alfredo alcón premiered in 1966.

Carlos Borcosque died in Buenos Aires on September 5, 1965.

Filmography

Director

* I will speak of hope (1966)

* The skull (1958)

* As long as a circus (1958)

* Poor there will always be (1958)

* Cabin boy (1956)

* Facundo, the Tiger of the Plains (1952) (supervision)

* The soul of children (1951)

* Return to life (1951)

* Death is lying (1950)

* The adventures of Jack (1949)

* Drum Tacuarí (1948)

* Seven for a secret (1947)

* Heart (1947)

* When in the sky to pass list (1945)

* We were six (1945)

* Bitter truth (1945)

* Twenty-four hours in the life of a woman (1944)

* The real victory (1944)

* Black Valley (1943)

* Youth rules (1943)

* A new dawn (1942)

* Uncertainty (1942)

* I met this woman (1942)

* Every home a world (1942)

* The House of Ravens (1941)

* Once in the life (1941)

* Golden arrow (1940)

* Frigate Sarmiento (1940)

* We, the boys (1940)

* …And tomorrow will be men (1939)

* Wings of my homeland (1939)

* Fighting Lady (1935)

* Two nights (1933) (such as Carlos Borcosque)

* Cheri-Bibi (1931)

* His last night (1931)

* X women (1931)

* On each port a love (1931)

* Wu Li Chang (1930)

* The orphan (1926)

* Strong Devil (1925)

* Martin Rivas (1925)

* Life and miracles of Don Faust (1924)

* Treason (1923)

* Men of this earth (1922)

Screenwriter

* I will speak of hope (1966)

* As long as a circus (1958)

* Poor there will always be (1958)

* Cabin boy (1956)

* Facundo, the Tiger of the Plains (1952) (supervision)

* The soul of children (1951)

* The adventures of Jack (1949)

* Heart (1947)

* We were six (1945)

* Black Valley (1943)

* Youth rules (1943)

* A new dawn (1942)

* Uncertainty (1942)

* Once in the life (1941)

* Golden arrow (1940)

* Frigate Sarmiento (1940)

* We, the boys (1940)

* …And tomorrow will be men (1939)

* Wings of my homeland (1939)

* Carnival of the devil (1936)

* Trapped in Tia Juana (1932) dir. Wallace fox.

* The orphan (1926)

* Strong Devil (1925)

* Treason (1923)

* Men of this earth (1922)

Assistant Director

* Wings on El Chaco (1935) dir christy cabanne

* My loves Seville (1930) dir. Ramon Novarro

* Olympia (1930) dir. chester M. Franklin and John Homs

Deputy Director

* Trapped in Tia Juana (1932)

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