- Robert, Jacques
- (Jacques Robert Kneubuhler / 1890, Switzerland-January 15, 1928, France)Swiss born, he made his film debut in 1914 as a supporting actor in Henri Pouctal's version of Le Comte de Monte-CristoF His first directing effort was La Vivante Epingle, produced by Gaumont in 1921, in which starred his muse Lilian Constantini (1902-1982). He died prematurely at age thirty-eight.Filmography◘ La Vivante Epingle◘ La Bouquetière des Innocents / USA: The Innocent Flower Girl◘ Le Cousin Pons (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)◘ Le Comte Kostia / USA: Count Kostia (also producer)1926 ◘ La Chèvre aux Pieds d'Or (also producer)1928 ◘ En Plongée / Fragments d'Epaves (shot in 1926)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.