Perret, Léonce


Perret, Léonce
(March 14, 1880, Niort, Deux-Sèvres, France - August 12, 1935, Paris, France)
   After completing his studies, he opted for a theatri­cal career, starting with André Antoine at the Théâtre Libre. Then the two men worked together at the Odéon. His performance with the great actress Réjane in Madame Sans-Gêne earned him huge suc­cess. Hired by Léon Gaumont in 1907, he played in many movies (1909 André Chénier, short, Louis Feuil-lade; Le Festin de Balthazar, short, also screenwriter, Louis Feuillade; Robert le Diable / USA: Robert the Devil, short, Etienne Arnaud; 1910 Amphitryon, short, Etienne Arnaud; Judith et Holopherne / USA: Judith and Holopherne, short, Louis Feuillade; L'An Mil, short, Louis Feuillade; Au Temps de la Chouannerie, short, Louis Feuillade; Benvenuto Cellini, short, Etienne Arnaud; Les Carbonari, short, Louis Feuillade; Christophe Colomb, short, Etienne Arnaud; Le Demi-Solde, short, Etienne Arnaud; Les Douze Travaux d'Hercule, short, Emile Cohl; Esther, short, Louis Feuillade; Etienne Marcel, short, Etienne Arnaud; L'Exode, short, Louis Feuillade; La Légende de Daphné / USA: The Legend of Daphne, short, Louis Feuillade; Lysistrata ou la Grève des Baisers, short, Louis Feuillade; 1814, short, Louis Feuillade; La Mort de Camoens, short, Etienne Arnaud; La Nativité, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Pâques Florentines / Pâques Florentine, short, Louis Feuillade; Le Pater, short, Louis Feuillade; Le Rendez-vous, short, Anonymous; Le Roi de Thulé, short, Etienne Arnaud; Roland de Roncevaux, short, Etienne Arnaud; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: L'Ava­rice, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: La Colère, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: L'Envie, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: La Gourmandise, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: La Luxure, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: L'Orgueil, short, Louis Feuillade; Les Sept Péchés capitaux: La Paresse, short, Louis Feuillade; La Vie de Pouchkine, short, Louis Feuillade; 191I Le Fils de la Sulamite / Le Fils de la Sunamite / USA: The Son of the Shunammite, short, Louis Feuillade; Flore et Zéphyr, short, Louis Feuillade; Héliogabale / Orgie romaine, short, Louis Feuillade; L'Héritage du Demi-Solde, short, Louis Feuillade; Le Tyran de Syracuse, short, Louis Feuil­lade; 1913 Le Drapeau, short, Anonymous; 1916 C'est pour les Orphelins / USA: For the Children, Louis Feuil-lade). A director since 1909, he worked for most of the French production companies of the time (Pathé, Eclair, Eclipse) before moving in 1916 to Hollywood, where he joined his friends Emile Chautard, Albert Capellani, and Maurice Tourneur and signed with World and Pathé Exchange. He returned to France in 1923. Other credit (as screenwriter): 1932 Grains de Beauté (also supervising director, Pierre Caron). He was married to actress Valentine Petit.
 Filmography
1909 ◘ Le Béret (short)
        ◘ Le Bon Juge (short)
        ◘ Le Bon Samaritain (short)
        ◘ L'Echafaudage (short)
        ◘ Le Lys d'Or (short; also actor, co-director with Louis Feuillade)
        ◘ Molière (short; also actor)
        ◘ Monsieur Prud'homme fait faire sa Statue (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Mystère du Château des Roches noires (short)
        ◘ Le Truc de l'Antiquaire (short)
1910 ◘ L'Absente (short)
        ◘ L'Ambition dAgénor le Chauve (short; also actor)
        ◘ L'Amour guette (short)
        ◘ L'Amour vainqueur (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Baiser du Pâtre (short)
        ◘ Le Ballon (short)
        ◘ Le Bon Exemple (short)
        ◘ Le Cœur n'a pas d'Âge (short)
        ◘ Cendrillon (short)
        ◘ Le Cheveu blanc (short)
        ◘ Le Collier des Martigues (short)
        ◘ Le Crime de Grand-Père (short)
        ◘ Les Deux Douleurs (short)
        ◘ Les Deux Hommes (short)
        ◘ Les Deux Huissiers (short)
        ◘ L'Emmurée des Balkans (short)
        ◘ L'Escapade de Bob (short)
        ◘ La Fille de Jephté (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Garde-Barrière (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Gardian de Camargue (short)
        ◘ Gisèle Enfant terrible (short)
        ◘ Le Jeu des Amoureux (short)
        ◘ Lour d'Echéances (short)
        ◘ La Lettre au petit Jésus (short)
        ◘ Les Lettres (short)
        ◘ Lorsque l'Enfant paraît (short)
        ◘ Le Lys brisé (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Mam'zelle Figaro (short)
        ◘ Ménages parisiens (short)
        ◘ Mimosa, la dernière Grisette (short)
        ◘ Monsieur Prud'homme donne la Comédie (short; also actor)
        ◘ Letite Mère (short)
        ◘ Le Portrait de Mireille (short)
        ◘ La Sacrifiée (short)
        ◘ Le Soupçon (short)
        ◘ La Tournée des grands-Ducs (short)
        ◘ Le Vertige (short; also actor)
1911 ◘ L'Âme du Violon / USA: The Soul of the Violin (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Amour et l'Argent (short)
        ◘ L'Amour qui tue (short)
        ◘ L'Attentat (short)
        ◘ L'Automne du Coeur (short; also actor)
        ◘ Bacchus et Cupidon / USA: The God of Wine Gets Slung (short; also actor)
        ◘ Pes Béquilles (short; also actor)
        ◘ Les Blouses blanches (short)
        ◘ Ces Bons Cousins (short)
        ◘ Les Chandeliers (short)
        ◘ Coeur d'Enfant (short)
        ◘ Coeur de Mère / Maternité / USA: Maternity (short)
        ◘ Comment on les garde (short)
        ◘ Comment on les prend (short)
        ◘ Le Chrysanthème rouge (short; also actor)
        ◘ Cupidon aux Manoeuvres (short)
        ◘ La Cure de Solitude (short)
        ◘ Dans la Vie (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Dette d'Honneur (short)
        ◘ L'Ermite (short)
        ◘ L'Etendard (short; also actor)
        ◘ Eugène amoureux (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Feu à la Mine / La Mine en Feu / USA: Fire at the Mines (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Lidèle (short)
        ◘ La Fille du Margrave (short)
        ◘ Le Galant Commissaire (short)
        ◘ Le Galant Notaire (short)
        ◘ Gisèle part en Pension (short)
        ◘ Les Grandes Manœuvres (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Haleur (short; also actor)
        ◘ L'Innocent (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Leux d'Amour (short)
        ◘ Kirouan la Sainte (short)
        ◘ La Lettre de Zézette (short)
        ◘ Le Mariage de Zanetto / USA: Zanetto's Mar­riage (short; also actor)
        ◘ Mariage par le Cinématographe / Un Mariage par le Cinéma (short)
        ◘ Le Mauvais Berger (short)
        ◘ Le Moise du Moulin (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Nuit tragique (short)
        ◘ L'Oiseau blessé (short)
        ◘ On ne joue pas avec le Cœur (short)
        ◘ La Paix du Foyer (short)
        ◘ Papa Printemps (short)
        ◘ La Peau de l'Ours (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Pensée de l'Enfant (short)
        ◘ La Petite Béarnaise (short; also actor)
        ◘ Piège à Loups (short)
        ◘ Plus fort que la Haine (short)
        ◘ Le Premier Pas (short)
        ◘ Le Rendez-vous (short)
        ◘ Le Rival de Chérubin (short)
        ◘ Rives et Cascatelles du Houyoux / Les Cascatelles du Houyoux (documentary; short)
        ◘ La Rose bleue (short)
        ◘ Titine et Totor (short; also actor)
        ◘ Tu t'en iras Jeunesse / USA: Youth Versus Age (short; also actor)
        ◘ Un Coq en Pâte (short; also actor)
        ◘ Un Drame du Rail (short)
        ◘ La Visite du Pasteur (short)
1912 ◘ Amour et Science (short)
        ◘ L'Apollon des Roches noires (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Bon Jardinier (short)
        ◘ La Bonne Hôtesse (short)
        ◘ Le Champion du Trombone / Le Trombone héroïque (short; actor)
        ◘ Le Collier de Ninie Pinson (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Conquête d'Aurélia (short)
        ◘ La Dentellière (short)
        ◘ Les Epingles (short; also actor)
        ◘ L'Espalier de la Marquise (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Evasion du Forçat (short; also actor)
        ◘ L'Express matrimonial / En Express / USA: The Matrimonial Express (short; also actor)
        ◘ Graziella la Gitane (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ La Grève des Domestiques (short)
        ◘ Le Homard / USA: Lobsters All Style (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Laquelle? (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ La Leçon d'Amour (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce fait des Gaffes (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Lien (short)
        ◘ La Lumière et l'Amour (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ La Lumière qui s'éteint (short)
        ◘ Les Lys (short)
        ◘ La Main de Fer (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Marget et Bénédict (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Mariage de Ketty (short)
        ◘ Le Mariage de Minuit (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Mariage de Suzie (short)
        ◘ Marquisette et le Troubadour (short)
        ◘ Le Mystère des Roches de Kador (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Nanine, Femme d'Artiste / USA: Nanine, the Art­ist's Wife (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Notre premier Amour (short)
        ◘ La Petite Duchesse (short)
        ◘ Letite Rose (short)
        ◘ Première Aventure (short)
        ◘ Le Retour au Foyer (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Roman d'un Mousse (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Sur les Rails (short)
        ◘ Un Nuage passé / Un Nuage (short; also actor)
1913
        ◘ L'Ange de la Maison (also actor)
        ◘ Au Fond du Gouffre (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ La Belle-Mère (short; also actor)
        ◘ Les Bretelles (short; also actor)
        ◘ Le Coeur de Léonce (short; also actor)
        ◘ Les Dents de Fer (short)
        ◘ L'Enfant de Paris (two parts:"Marie-Laure", "Le
        ◘ Bosco"; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Fiancés de l'Air (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Force de l'Argent
        ◘ Léonce aime les Morilles (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce à la Campagne (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce au Château d'If (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce aux Bains de Mer (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce Célibataire (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce Cinématographiste (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce en Ménage (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce en Voyage de Noces (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce et la Bouillotte (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce et les Ecrevisses (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce et Poupette (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce et sa Tante (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce et son Conseil judiciaire / USA: Leonce and His Guardian (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce et Toto (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce fait du Reportage (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce flirte (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce fume (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce n'est pas frileux (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce papillonne (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce Poète (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce Pot-au-Feu (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce veut divorcer / USA: Leonce and Poupette
        ◘ Seek a Divorce (short, also actor)
        ◘ Léonce veut maigrir (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce veut se marier (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce voyage (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Montre de Léonce (short; also actor)
        ◘ Lar l'Amour (one prologue and two parts: "Trois Ans après", "Cœur de Policier, Cœur de Femme"; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Sur la Voie (short)
        ◘ Un Cœur de Poupée (also actor)
1914 ◘ L'Enigme de la Riviera
        ◘ Prançaises veillez! (short)
        ◘ Le Gentleman-Cambrioleur (short)
        ◘ L'Heure du Rêve (also screenwriter)
        ◘ Léonce a des Rhumatismes (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce aime les petits Pieds (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce a le Mal d'Amour (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce et les Poissons rouges (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce Jardinier (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce l'est-il? (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce veut se suicider (short; also actor)
        ◘ Mort au Champ d'Honneur (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Le Rachat du Passé (two-part short: "A Beau-lieu", "Le Soldat")
        ◘ Son Excellence (short; also actor)
        ◘ La Voix de la Patrie (short; also screenwriter, actor)
1915 ◘ Aimer, pleurer, mourir (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ L'Âme des Flandres (short)
        ◘ L'Angélus de la Victoire
        ◘ Les Armes de la Femme (short)
        ◘ Pautre Devoir
        ◘ Le Bain du Préfet (short)
        ◘ Les Bobines d'Or
        ◘ Debout les Morts
        ◘ Les Deux Mille Blondes du Père Dubreuil (short)
        ◘ Prance et Angleterre Forever (also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Héros de l'Yser Pe le suis (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce aime les Belges (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce en Vacances (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce Flûtiste (short; also screenwriter, actor)
        ◘ Léonce Papa (short; also actor)
        ◘ Léonce s'émancipe (short; also actor)
        ◘ Leur Kultur (short)
        ◘ Marraines de France / L'Art d'être Marraine (also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Poilus de la Revanche (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Printemps du Cœur
        ◘ Tante Lolotte (short; also actor)
        ◘ L'X noir (short)
1916 ◘ La Belle aux Cheveux d'Or
        ◘ Dernier Amour
        ◘ Le Devoir
        ◘ L'Empreinte du Passé (short)
        ◘ L'Esclave de Phidias (also screenwriter)
        ◘ La Fiancée du Diable
        ◘ L'Imprévu (also screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Mystères de l'Ombre
        ◘ Qui?
        ◘ Le Retour du Passé
        ◘ Le Roi de la Montagne (short)
1917 ◘ The Mad Lover / USA: A Modern Othello / The Lash of Jealousy / The Shadow of the Night (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Silent Master (also screenwriter; USA)
1918 ◘ Lafayette, We Come (also producer; USA)
        ◘ Lest We Forget (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Accidental Honeymoon (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Million Dollar Dollies (also screenwriter; USA)
1919 ◘ The ABC of Love (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Thirteenth Chair (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Twin Pawns / USA: The Curse of Greed (also screenwriter, producer; USA)
        ◘ Unknown Love (also screenwriter, producer; USA)
1920 ◘ A Modern Salome (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ The Empire of Diamonds (also screenwriter, producer; USA)
        ◘ Lifting Shadows (also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ Tarnished Reputations (co-director with Her­bert Blaché, Alice Guy; also screenwriter; USA)
        ◘ Le Démon de la Haine / The Money Maniac (also screenwriter, producer; France / USA)
        ◘ L'Empire du Diamant (also producer)
        ◘ L'Ecuyère (also producer)
        ◘ Koenigsmark (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Madame Sans-Gêne
        ◘ La Femme nue
        ◘ Printemps d'Amour (short)
        ◘ Morgane-la-Sirène (also producer)
        ◘ La Danseuse Orchidée / UK: The Orchid Dancer / USA: Woman of Destiny
        ◘ La Possession
1930 ◘ Quand nous étions Deux
        ◘ Arthur / USA: Beauty Cult
        ◘ Après l'Amour (also screenwriter, adapter, di-alogist)
        ◘ Enlevez-moi!
        ◘ Il était une Fois
        ◘ Sapho (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)
        ◘ Une Soirée à la Comédie Française (two medium-lengths: "Les Deux Couverts", "Les Précieuses ridicules")

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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