Luis Saslavsky

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Luis Saslavsky (April 21, 1903 – March 20, 1995) was an Argentine film director, screenwriter and film producer, and one of the influential directors in the Cinema of Argentina of the classic era.


Personal life

Saskavsky was born in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, to a Jewish family. [1]


He directed and wrote over 40 films between 1931 and 1979. He directed films such as Crimen a las tres in 1935 and wrote for films such as Allá en el Norte in 1973. He retired from the industry in 1979.


He died in Buenos Aires, aged 91.


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  1. Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and South America By Frank, Ben G., p.314