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La Bete... Based on Emile Zola's classic story, this tragic 1938 film is an enthralling... more info $20.99was $29.95 Buy Now

The Devil And... "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1941) is a classic Faustian drama. James Craig... more info $26.99was $39.95 Buy Now

Cat People /... Feline furor is at hand in this double feature from resourceful producer Val... more info $7.99was $19.98 Buy Now

The Val Lewton... Ten spine-tingling classics for the horror connoisseur, including: "Cat People,"... more info $59.98was $59.98 Buy Now

La Ronde: The... Simone Signoret, Anton Walbrook, and Simone Simon lead a roundelay of French... more info $26.99was $39.95 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: February 22, 2005
Born: April 23, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Cast ... actor fashion designer model


Delicately pretty French actress whose first stab at a Hollywood career (1936-38) proved inconclusive but who returned for another try, bolstered by her domestic success in Jean Renoir's "La Bete Humaine" (1938). Simon enjoyed better fortune the second time around, distinguishing herself as a vixen from hell (literally) in William Dieterle's "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1941) and in the atmospheric thrillers, "Cat People" (1942) and "Curse of the Cat People" (1944). She continued to appear in international productions--notably Max Ophuls's stylish erotic comedy, "La Ronde" (1950)--through the mid-1950s.

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