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Also Known As: Died: October 31, 1996
Born: August 18, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Director ...
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1922:
First film as assistant cameraman, Jacques Feyder's "Les Nouveaux Messieurs"
1929:
Short film directing debut, "Nogent, Eldorado du dimanche"
1929:
Began writing for CINEMAGAZINE; later for HEBDO-FILM, CINEMONDE and FILM SONORE sometimes using pseudonym Albert Cranche
1930:
First film as assistant director, "Sous les toits de Paris" (directed by Rene Clair)
:
Retemed with Feyder for "Le Grnad Jeu", "Pension Mimosas" and "La Kermesse Heroique"
1936:
Feature film directing debut, "Jenny"; also first film with screenwriter Jacques Prevert
1943:
Directed best known feature, "Les Enfants du Paradis" (released in 1945)
1946:
Final screen collaboration with Jacques Prevert, the unsuccessful "Les Portes de la nuit"
1953:
Had popular hit with film adaptation of "Therese Raquin"
1977:
Directed what was to be his last film, a documentary, "The Bible"
1984:
Paid tribute by French film industry which dedicated the Cannes Film Festival to him in honor of his 75th birthday
1992:
Attempted to return to filmmaking with an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's novel "Mouche"; when Carne became ill, the financing was withdrawn

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