Le Chanois, Jean-Paul


Le Chanois, Jean-Paul
(Jean-Paul Dreyfus / October 25, 1909, Paris-July 8, 1985, Paris, France)
   The son of a physician, he graduated with bach­elor's degrees in law and philosophy and gave up his medicine studies to earn his living as a sailor, factory worker, traveling salesman, typographer, and waiter. In 1930, he became a journalist and was secretary of redaction of a review recently created by Jean-Georges Auriol (La Revue du Cinéma). He entered films as an actor (1930 L'Âge d'Or, Luis Bunuel; 1931 Vive la Classe, short, Maurice Cammage; 1933 L'Affaire est dans le Sac, as Jean-Paul Dreyfus, Pierre Prévert) before working as a location manager (1932 La Dame de chez Maxim's, Alexander Korda; Poil de Carotte / USA: The Red Head, Julien Duvivier; 1933 La Tête d'un Homme, Julien Duvivier; Paprika, Jean de Limur; 1934 La Châtelaine du Liban, Jean Epstein, Christian Ma-tras; Le Paquebot "Tenacity", Julien Duvivier), assistant director (1935 Koenigsmark / USA: Crimson Dynasty, as Jean-Paul Dreyfus, Maurice Tourneur; L'Equipage / USA: Flight into Darkness, Anatole Litvak; 1938 La Marseillaise / UK: The Marseillaise, as Jean-Paul Dreyfus, Jean Renoir; 1940 De Mayerling à Sarajevo / UK: Sarajevo / USA: Mayerling to Sarajevo / US video: From Mayerling to Sarajevo, as Jean-Paul Dreyfus, also actor, Anatole Litvak), production manager (1936 Jeunes Filles de Paris, Claude Vermorel), editor (1937 Espana leal en armas, documentary, medium-length, Luis Bunuel; 1941 Ceux du Ciel, Yvan Noé), screenwriter (1942 Le Moussaillon, as screenwriter, adapter, Jean Gourguet; Huit Hommes dans un Château, as screenwriter, dialogist, Richard Pottier; 1943 Picpus, as screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, Richard Pottier; La Main du Diable / UK: The Devil's Hand / USA: Carnival of Sinners, as screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, Maurice Tourneur; Vingt-Cinq Années de Bonheur, as co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist, René Jayet; 1944 Cécile est morte, as screenwriter, dialogist, Richard Pottier; 1945 La Fille aux Yeux gris, as co-screenwriter, Jean Faurez; 1946 Son Dernier Rôle, as screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, Jean Gourguet; 1947 Le Flirt, as au­thor of commentary, dialogist, actor, Claude Barma; 1948 L'idole / US TV: The idol, as adapter, dialogist, Alexandre Esway; La Dame d'onze Heures, as screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, Jean Devaivre; impasse des deux Anges, as screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, Mau­rice Tourneur; 1949 Fandango, as co-adapter, co-dialogist, Emile-Edwin Reinert; Marlène, as screenwriter, Pierre de Hérain; 1952 La Maison dans la Dune, as dialogist, Georges Lampin; Jupiter ou Douze Heures de Bonheur, as dialogist, Gilles Grangier; 1953 Alerte au Sud / Allarme a Sud / UK: Alarm in Morocco / USA: Alert in the South, as adapter, dialogist, Jean Devaivre, France / Italy; 1955 Lola Montès / Lola Montez / USA: The Sins of Lola Montes, as co-adapter, Max Ophuls, France / West Germany; 1962 Horace 62 / Un ap-puntamento per uccidere / La terribile notte / USA: The Fabiani Affair, as co-adapter, André Versini, France / Italy), and lyricist (1953 Opération Magali, Laszlô V Kish). Autobiography: 1996 Le Temps des Cerises (Edi­tions Actes Sud).
 Filmography
        ◘ La Vie est à nous / UK and USA: The Peo­ple of France (as Jean-Paul Dreyfus; also co-screenwriter; co-director with Jean Renoir, Jacques Becker, André Zwobada, Pierre Unik, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paul Vaillant-Couturier, Jacques-Bernard Brunius)
        ◘ Le Souvenir (short; as Jean-Paul Dreyfus; also editor)
        ◘ Espana 1936 (documentary; short; also editor)
        ◘ Records 37 (documentary; short; co-director only)
        ◘ 14 Juillet (documentary; short)
        ◘ Exposition 1937 (documentary; short)
        ◘ A l'Aide du Peuple basque (documentary; short)
        ◘ La Vie d'un Homme (documentary; medium-length; as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
1938 ◘ Le Temps des Cerises (as Jean-Paul Dreyfus; also co-screenwriter, dialogist)
        ◘ SOS Espagne (documentary; short)
        ◘ LABC de la Liberté (documentary; short)
1939 ◘ Un Peuple attend (short; as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
1942 ◘ L'irrésistible Rebelle (as Jean-Paul Dreyfus; also screenwriter, dialogist; Marco de Gastyne be­gan shooting the movie; shot in 1940)
1944 ◘ Au Coeur de l'Orage (documentary)
1946 ◘ Messieurs Ludovic (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ L'Ecole buissonnière / UK: i Have a New Mas­ter / USA: Passion for Life (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ La Belle que voilà (also dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Sans laisser d'Adresse (also co-adapter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Agence matrimoniale (also adapter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Le Village magique / Vacanze d'amore (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor; France / Italy)
        ◘ Papa, Maman, la Bonne et moi / USA: Papa, Mama, the Maid and i (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Les Evadés (also co-adapter, co-dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Papa, Maman, ma Femme et moi / UK: Papa, Mama, My Wife and Me (also co-screenwriter, adapter, dialogist, actor)
        ◘ Le Cas du Docteur Laurent / USA: The Case of Dr. Laurent (also co-screenwriter, actor)
1958 ◘ Les Misérables / i Miserabili / Die Miserablen / Die Elenden (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; two parts; France / Italy / East Germany)
        ◘ La Française et l'Amour / La Francese e l'amore / USA: Love and the Frenchwoman (segment "La Femme seule"; also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Par-dessus le Mur (also screenwriter, dialogist, actor; shot in 1959)
        ◘ Mandrin, Bandit gentilhomme / L'indomabile (also co-adapter, dialogist, actor; France / Italy)
1964 ◘ Monsieur / intrigo a Parigi (France / Italy)
1966 ◘ Le Jardinier d'Argenteuil / Bluten, Gauner und die
        ◘ Nacht von Nizza (also co-adapter; France / West Germany)
1973 ◘ Terre des Baux en Péril (short)
 Television Filmography
        ◘ Madame, êtes vous libre? (13 X 26')
        ◘ La Paroi
1976 ◘ Le Berger des Abeilles

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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