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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 10, 1981|
|Born:||October 25, 1889||Cause of Death:||pulmonary embolism|
|Birth Place:||Paris, FR||Profession:||Director ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
At age three name changed to Gance
Failed entrance exam to Paris Conservatoire
Stage acting debut at Theatre du Gymnase, Brussels
Hired by Theatre du Parc
Screenwriting debut (short) with "Le Portrait de Mireille"
Paris stage acting debut
Screen acting debut in "Moliere"
Diagnosed with turberculosis
Co-founded production company Le Film Francais
First short film as director "La Digue ou Pour sauver la Hollande
First feature film as director "Les Gaz mortels/The Deadly Gas"
Drafted, assigned to Cinematographic Corps
Patented Polyvision (precursor of Cinerama)
Patented Perspective Sonore (precursor of stereophonic sound)
Patented Pictograpghe (to use postcards as backgrounds)
Formed own production company Films Abel Gance
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