Clair, René

(1898-1981)
   film director
   Born René Chomette in Paris, René Clair, as he is known, demonstrated even in his early films a sense of inventive rhythm and insolent humor that became his trademark (Paris qui dort, 1924; Entr'acte, 1924; Un chapeau de paille d'Italie, 1928; Les Deux Timides, 1929). After a very good debut in talking films (Sous les toits de Paris, 1930; Le Million, 1931; Quatorze Juillet, 1933), his reputation was enhanced. He worked in the United States (I Married a Witch, 1942) and, returning to France, continued with successful films (Le silence est d'or, 1947; Les Grands Manoeuvres, 1955). Clair also penned a collection of short stories, Jeux du hazard (1976). He was elected to the Académie Française in 1960.

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  • Clair, René — (René Chomette / November II, 1898, Paris, France March 15, 1981, Neuilly sur Seine, Hauts de Seine, France)    The son of a soap merchant, he grew up in the Les Halles area. In 1917, he took part in World War I as an ambulance driver. He… …   Encyclopedia of French film directors

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  • Clair, René — (1898 1981)    Actor, director, and screenwriter. René Clair was born René Lucien Chomette in the Halles quartier of Paris. A lively, vibrant neighborhood of the city that housed the main market, this area was also a center of the modern… …   Historical Dictionary of French Cinema

  • Clair, René — • КЛЕР (Clair) Рене (наст. фам. Шомет, Chomette) (11.11.1898 15.3.1981)    франц. режиссёр. Чл. Ин та Франции (1960). Участвовал в 1 й мировой войне, был журналистом и кинокритиком. В кино дебютировал как актёр в ф. балете Л. Фуллер Лилия жизни… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Clair, René — ► (1898 1981) Seudónimo de René Lucien Chomette, director cinematográfico y escritor francés. Películas: Bajo los techos de París y El silencio es oro, entre otras. * * * orig. René Lucien Chomette (11 nov. 1898, París, Francia–15 mar. 1981,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Clair, René — pseud. di Chomette, René Lucien …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Rene Clair — René Clair Pour les articles homonymes, voir Clair. René Clair Nom de naissance René Lucien Chomette Naissance 11 novembre 1898 Paris, France Nationalité(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • CLAIR (R.) — CLAIR RENÉ CHOMETTE dit RENÉ (1898 1981) Auteur de films et, accessoirement, critique, essayiste et romancier. Après des débuts comme journaliste (L’Intransigeant ), comme parolier (pour Damia), comme comédien (notamment pour Feuillade), comme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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