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Also Known As: Died: July 8, 1994
Born: September 4, 1904 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Director ...
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1926:
First film as poster designer
1927:
Wrote film criticism for "Le Gaulois" and co-founded the magazine, "Cinegraf"
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Worked as assistant to director Julien Duvivier and was art director on films by Duvivier, Henri Roussel and Andre Hugon
1931:
Film directing debut with medium-length featurette, "Bidon d'or/The Golden Drum"
1933:
Feature film directorial debut, "Ademar Lampiot" (co-directed with Paul Mesnier)
1971:
Worked primarily in television in the 1970s after making "Les petroleuses/The Legend of Frenchie King"
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Returned to feature films to make "Docteur Justice/Doctor Justice" (1975) and "La Vie Parisienne/Parisian Life" (1977)
1985:
Directed last film, "Carne, l'Homme a la Camera/Carne, the Man Behind the Camera", a documentary profile of filmmaker Marcel Carne

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