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Also Known As: Curtis Courant, Kurt Courant Died:
Born: May 11, 1899 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Germany Profession: director of photography

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One of Europe's most distinguished cinematograhers who shot films for Marcel Carne, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir and Charlie Chaplin ("Monsieur Verdoux" 1947). Of Jewish descent, Courant worked with Fritz Lang before leaving Germany in 1933. His son, Willy Kurant, is also a cinematographer and has shot films for Jean-Luc Godard ("Masculin-Feminin" 1966), Orson Welles ("The Immortal Story" 1968) and Maurice Pialat ("Under Satan's Sun" 1987).

One of Europe's most distinguished cinematograhers who shot films for Marcel Carne, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir and Charlie Chaplin ("Monsieur Verdoux" 1947). Of Jewish descent, Courant worked with Fritz Lang before leaving Germany in 1933. His son, Willy Kurant, is also a cinematographer and has shot films for Jean-Luc Godard ("Masculin-Feminin" 1966), Orson Welles ("The Immortal Story" 1968) and Maurice Pialat ("Under Satan's Sun" 1987).

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1917:
Co-shot first film, "Hilde Warren und der Tod" in Germany
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Began career during WWI filming Italian and German films
1933:
Left Germany and worked in France, England and US

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son:
Willy Kurant. Director of photography.

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