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