- Nesle, Robert de
- (August 1, 1906, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France - April 21, 1978, Paris, France)He entered films as a composer (1939 Jeunes Filles de France, short, Marc Allégret; 1949 Edgar et sa Bonne, short, André Michel) before founding his own production company, Le Comptoir Français du Film, in 1949. He co-produced many sword-and-sandal films of the 1960s and a dozen Jess Franco flicks (1971-1974). His best productions probably were Georges Franju's Judex / Uuomo in nero (France / Italy, 1963) and Riccardo Freda's Roger la Honte / Trappola per l'assassino (France / Italy, 1966).Filmography1954 ◘ Après vous Duchesse (also screenwriter, adapter, producer)
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