Monday, November 10, 2014

Remembering Eduardo M. Brochero

Eduardo Manzanos Brochero was born on November 10, 1919 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. He began his career after the Spanish Civil War by publishing a book of poetry. He also wrote several plays such as “Galileo” in 1948. His film career began in 1947 as the producer of “Dulcinea” directed by Luis Arroyo. In 1948 he co-wrote two films “Brindis a Manolete” and “Gente sin importancia” directed by José González de Ubieta.
Brochero became an important screenwriter during the Euro-western genre craze writing screenplays over 15 films between 1964 and 1973. Some of these films were “Charge of the 7th” and “Outlaw of Red River” (both 1964), “Kid Rodelo” (1965) “Ringo the Face of Revenge” (1967), “One by One” (1968), “Dead Men Ride” (1970) and “Fast Hand is Still My Name” (1973).
Eduardo wrote over 50 screenplays, directed 15 films and produced 45 films during his career from 1947 to 1983. He died in Madrid, Spain on September 16, 1987.
Today we remember Eduardo M. Brochero on what would have been his 95th birthday.

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