- Maudru, Pierre
- (April 24, 1892, Asnières-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France - March I, 1992, Paris, France)The son of director Charles Maudru, he studied dramatic art at the Paris Conservatory. He successively was an actor (1910 Deux Vieux Garçons, short, Michel Carré; 1913 Marions-nous, Anonymous; 1919 Celle qui n'a pas dit son Nom, Maurice de Marsan), journalist, playwright, screenwriter (about forty movies from 1926 André Cornélis, Jean Kemm, to 1964 La Traite des Blanches / S 2 S base morte chiama Suniper / La tratta delle bianche / UK: I Am a Fugitive from a White Slave Gang, Georges Combret, France / Italy), and director.Filmography1937 ◘ La Treizième Enquête de Grey (also screenwriter, adapter)1939 ◘ Grey contre X / Inspecteur Grey contre X (co-director with Alfred Gragnon; also screenwriter, adapter)1942 ◘ Croix-Rouge française (medium-length; also screenwriter)◘ Port-Royal (short; also screenwriter)1945 ◘ Chansons de France (short)◘ Les Enfants dormant la Nuit . . . (short)◘ Superpacific / Super Pacific (short)◘ La Normandie de Flaubert (documentary; medium-length)1953 ◘ La Tremblante du Mouton (documentary; short)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.