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Also Known As: Died: January 12, 1977
Born: November 20, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Writer ...
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Served as secretary to politicians Louis Marin and Rene Dorin
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Became a newspaper reporter for "Paris-Midi", then screenwriter and playwright in the late 1920s and early 30s
1931:
First feature as screenwriter (adaptor), "Un soir de rafle"
1931:
Joined Alphonse Osso's film company where he collaborated on film scripts, and worked as assistant to directors Anatole Litvak and E.A. Dupont
1931:
Short film directing debut, "Le Terreur des Batignolles" (also co-writer)
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Served as associate director on four features, making French-language versions of German films in Berlin
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Convalesced from pleurisy in Swiss sanatoriums
1934:
Wrote libretto to Maurice Yvain's opera, "La Belle Histoire"
1941:
Feature film directing debut, "L'assassin habite au 21/The Killer Lives at 21"
1942:
Second feature, "Le Corbeau/The Crow" was banned after the liberation of France and Clouzot suspended from film activities for six months
1947:
Returned to filmmaking with "Quai des Orfevres"
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Filmed concerts conducted by Herbert Von Karajan for television

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