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Also Known As: Alexandre-Georges Pierre Guitry Died: July 24, 1957
Born: February 21, 1885 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Russia Profession: playwright, screenwriter, actor, director

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Playwright Sacha Guitry turned his attention to film as a means of bringing his witty, inventive theatrical work to a wider audience. Although Guitry's films tended to be stagey, they evinced a subtle cinematic technique most evident in his masterpiece, "The Story of a Cheat" (1936).

Playwright Sacha Guitry turned his attention to film as a means of bringing his witty, inventive theatrical work to a wider audience. Although Guitry's films tended to be stagey, they evinced a subtle cinematic technique most evident in his masterpiece, "The Story of a Cheat" (1936).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Three Make A Pair (1957) Director
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  Lovers and Thieves (1957) Director
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  Napoleon (1955) Director
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  Mon pere avait raison (1936) Director
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  Nouveau testament, Le (1936) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 If Paris Were Told To Us (1956) Louis Xi
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 Napoleon (1955) Talleyrand
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 Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954) Louis Xiv
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1902:
Wrote first play, "Yves le fou"
1904:
Began acting career with father's theater company
1905:
First acted in own piece, "Chez Les Zoaques"
1915:
Film debut, wrote, directed, and featured with his father in the short documentary, "Ceux de chez nous"
1924:
First US production, "The Lover of Camille," from his play, "Deburau"
1929:
Theater company tour of US and Canada
1931:
First feature length screenplay credit, "Le Blanc et le Noir"
1935:
Sound film debut, wrote, appeared in, and co-directed with Fernand Rivers, "Pasteur"
1938:
First credit as production supervisor, also wrote screenplay from his play, "L'Accroche-coeur/Riviera Express"
1944:
Imprisoned for two months after France's liberation, accused of collaborating with the enemy
1947:
Had charges against him dropped and ban on his work lifted
1951:
First lyrics credit, also screenplay, "Adhemar"
1953:
Final stage appearance in his play, "Palsambleu"
1957:
Final feature, appeared in, wrote, and co-directed with Clement Duhour, "Les Trois font la paire"
1960:
Last screenplay credit, film produced posthumously, "Au voleur"
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wife:
Charlotte Lyses. Actor. Married from 1907 to 1918.
wife:
Yvonne Printemps. Actor. Married from 1919 to 1934.
wife:
Jacqueline Delubac. Actor. Married from 1934 to 1939; died in October 1997.
wife:
Genevieve De Sereville. Actor. Married form 1939 to 1945.
wife:
Lana Marconi. Actor. Married from 1949 until his death.
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father:
Lucien Guitry. Stage actor. Died 1925.

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