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Silvino, Antônio. Antônio Silvino (1875-1944) was a famous cangaceiro (bandit) and leader of a band of outlaws in rural Pernambuco in Brazil. In the 1920s and 1930s he appeared in Celebrity Pulps in Brazil, most commonly in folheto, pamphlets of poetry cheaply printed and widely distributed. (He remains a popular subject of the folheto even today). The historical Silvino, though a successful bandit, often acted like a modern Gentleman Bandit and was portrayed as such in fiction. In some folheto he fights Lampião in Hell.
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