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Armand Thirard

Armand Thirard



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Also Known As: Died: November 12, 1973
Born: October 25, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Black Sun (1969) as Director of Photography
The Brain (1969) as Tech adv for photog
Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Guns for San Sebastian (1968) as Director of Photography
A Mexican bandit masquerading as a priest gets roped into helping villagers defend against an Indian attack.
Marco the Magnificent (1966) as Director of Photography
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
Nutty, Naughty Chateau (1964) as Director of Photography
Moderato cantabile (1964) as Director of Photography
A wealthy and bored woman (Moreau) is witness of a murder in affection and meets another witness (Belmondo). She asks him about the history of the victim and falls in love with him.
Don't Tempt the Devil (1964) as Director of Photography
Paul Dupré meurt soudainement suite à une injection faite par son infirmière, Gina Bianchi. Gina a été la maîtresse de Dupré et est accusée de l'avoir tué quand on découvre un testament qui la nomme héritière de tous ses biens. Catherine est par conte la femme de Dupré et en m^me temps la maîtresse de Maître Cassidi, à qui elle avoue d'être l'auteur du crime. Il commence ainsi un duel judiciaire, dans lequel ce qui compte ne sont pas les faits, mais leur interprétation et l capacité des deux avocats. Ce sera la justice qui gagnera ou bine l'habileté dans la manipulation des évènements?
The Liars (1964) as Director of Photography
Three Fables of Love (1963) as Photog for "Two Pigeons"
Love on a Pillow (1963) as Director of Photography
After saving a man from suicide, a young woman falls in love with him.
Tales of Paris (1962) as Photog for "The Tale of Françoise" and "The Tale of Sophie"
The Most Wanted Man (1962) as Director of Photography
Wild Roots of Love (1962) as Director of Photography
The Truth (1961) as Director of Photography
Dominique Marceau is on trial for the murder of Gilbert Tellier. The counsels duel relentlessly, elaborating explanations for why the pretty, idle and fickle girl killed the talented and ambitious conductor freshly graduated from the conservatory. Was it passion, vengeance, desperation, an accident? The acquaintances of Gilbert testify, as well as Dominique's former lovers, and her sister, Annie, the studious violin player engaged to Gilbert. The evidence they give progressively paints a more finely-shaded picture of the personalities of Dominique and Gilbert, and of their relationship, than the eloquent and convincing justifications of the counsels.
Time Bomb (1961) as Director of Photography
Goodbye Again (1961) as Director of Photography
A 40-year-old woman swaps her sophisticated lover for a young law student.
Babette Goes to War (1959) as Director Of Photography
During World War II a French refugee girl is sent by British Intelligence back into France to seduce a German General and thwart the Nazis plans to invade England.
The Night Heaven Fell (1958) as Director Of Photography
A convent girl vacationing in Spain finds herself in a romance with a murderer.
Sait-on-Jamais (1957) as Cinematographer
Deadlier Than the Male (1956) as Director Of Photography
An easygoing restauranteur gets a visit from a girl who claims to be the daughter of his ex-wife. She tells him that her mother has died leaving her alone and helpless. After he takes her in, it is revealed that the girl is a conniving lier and that her mother is alive and strung out on drugs.
And God Created Woman (1956) as Director Of Photography
A young woman loves one brother but marries the other.
Diabolique (1955) as Director Of Photography
A cruel man's wife and lover plot to kill him.
Sheep Has Five Legs, The (1954) as Director Of Photography
An old vintner hasn't seen his five grown sons since he sent them off to school. A doctor from the town decides to secretly find them and reunite them with their father as a surprise, but what he finds is quite a motley crew of five men doing various odd jobs.
Act of Love (1953) as Director of Photography
An American soldier romances a beautiful Parisian during the final days of World War II.
Wages of Fear (1952) as Director Of Photography
A team of international outcasts risks their lives driving explosives through the South American mountains.
Beauties of the Night (1952) as Director Of Photography
Young Claude, teacher by day, is a struggling composer by night. Alas, everyone around him seems to prefer noise to music. But in his dreams, he lives in other eras where he is appreciated, lionized, and the conquerer of delicious women (idealized forms of women he's seen in waking life). The dreams are suitably dreamlike, yet have a kind of reality, for he revisits them after waking. The conflict between waking and dream worlds leads to amusing, strange, even fantastic situations. Which world will prevail?
Atoll K (1951) as Director Of Photography
Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys ate shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her fiance, they set up their own government on the atoll. Uranium is discovered and world powers begin fighting over ownership of the island.
Manon (1949) as Director Of Photography
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want to lynch her for collaborating with the Nazis. They move to Paris, but their relationship quickly turns stormy after they get involved in profiteering, prostitution and murder...
Man About Town (1947) as Directeur de la photographie [Dir of photog]
A womanizing film director takes on a pretty protegee in early 20th-century Paris.
The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)
An inspector moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer.
Remorques (1941)
A married tugboat captain falls for a woman he rescues from a sinking ship.
Fric-Frac (1939)
Marcel works as assistant to a jeweller whose bossy daughter Renée keeps hitting on him. When he meets lovely Loulou and her lazy friend Jo, he is fascinated by the girl and somehow attracted by their world : Loulou and Jo are crooks. As Marcel naively tries to bring some morality in their lives, the pair turn him into an unwilling accomplice in the robbery of his boss's jewels.
La Tete d'un Homme (1933)
Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt. Someone lets him know it's a deal. The aunt is murdered, and a poor chap is manipulated to be the perfect suspect. But Superintendant Maigret feels something is wrong.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

La Symphonie Pastorale (1946) as Photography
Carnival of Sinners (1943) as Photography
A magic talisman grants a man whatever he wishes for, but after a year, he has to pay for it.
Le Patriote (1938) as Photography
Mayerling (1935) as Photography
A European prince risks everything when he falls in love beneath his station.
Vie Parisienne, La (1935) as Photography
A rich Brazilian, Mendoza, visited Paris in 1900 and was romantically involved with the star of Offenbach's "La Vie Parisienne" which was playing at the time. Thirty five years later, he returns with his son and granddaughter, who is engaged to a young Frenchman. But Mendoza's puritanical son forbids the marriage. Mendoza and the actress's friends conspire to change his mind and soon succeed in converting him to "Parisian life".
Sexe Faible, Le (1933) as Photography

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