Hervil, René


Hervil, René
(René Dezeville / March 27, 1881, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France - July I, 1960, Sartrouville, Yvelines, France)
   He was a stage actor first before entering films in 1909 (1909 Frédéric le Grand, short, Gérard Bour­geois, Jean Durand; Le Miracle du Collier, short, Jean Durand; 1910 Athalie, short, Michel Carré; La Chatte métamorphosée en Femme, short, Michel Carré). Hav­ing been demobilized after being seriously injured, he co-directed several movies with Louis Mercanton (1916-1918). He co-wrote Gosse de Riche (Charles Burguet, 1920) and wrote L'Homme à lHispano (Julien Duvivier, 1926).
 Filmography
        ◘ Le Charme de Maud (short)
        ◘ Le Spectre du Passé (short; co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Maud amoureuse (short; also screenwriter)
1914 ◘ Maud en Culottes (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Effigie (short)
        ◘ Le Gant de Maud (short)
        ◘ La Remplaçante (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Vendetta (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also actor)
        ◘ Fred est timide (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Fred et la Blanchisseuse (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Fred . . . couche-toi (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Fred est fiancé (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Maud Clubman (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Maud en Chiffons (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Le Papillon et le Peintre (short)
1916 ◘ Jeanne Doré (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Maud et Tante Zélie (short)
        ◘ Suzanne (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Suzanne, Professeur de Flirt (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also screenwriter)
1917 ◘ Le Tournant (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Mères françaises / USA: Mothers of France (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Manuella (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Oh! Ce Baiser / USA: Oh, That Kiss! (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Midinettes (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ La P'tite du Sixième (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Tablier blanc (co-director with Louis Mercanton; also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Torrent (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
1918 ◘ Un Roman d'Amour et d'Aventures
        ◘ Bouclette / L'Ange de Minuit (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Son Aventure (also screenwriter)
        ◘ Simplette (also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Ami Fritz (also screenwriter, adapter)
        ◘ Blanchette (also screenwriter, adapter)
        ◘ Le Crime de Lord Arthur Savile / USA: Lord Ar­thur Savile's Crime (also screenwriter, adapter)
        ◘ Aux Jardins de Murcie (co-director with Louis Mercanton)
        ◘ Sarati le Terrible (co-director with Louis Mer-canton)
        ◘ Le Secret de Polichinelle (also screenwriter, adapter)
1924 ◘ Paris
1926 ◘ La Flamme
        ◘ Knock, ou le Triomphe de la Médecine Le Bouif errant
        ◘ La Petite Chocolatière
        ◘ Minuit . . . Place Pigalle
        ◘ La Meilleure Maîtresse
        ◘ Le Prince Jean (shot in 1927)
        ◘ Le Ruisseau
        ◘ Le Mystère de la Villa Rose (French film version of Leslie Hiscott's At the Villa Rose / USA: Mys­tery at the Villa Rose; co-director with Louis Mercanton; UK)
        ◘ La Douceur d'aimer / USA: The Sweetness of Loving (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Azais
        ◘ Nicole et sa Vertu (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ Les Vignes du Seigneur
        ◘ Mannequins
        ◘ Un Train dans la Nuit
1936 ◘ Les Deux Gamines (co-director with Mau­rice Champreux; also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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