- Védrès, Nicole
- (Nicole Cahen / September 4, 191I, Paris, France - November 20, 1965, Paris, France)After earning degrees in law and letters, she wrote several novels (Le Labyrinthe ou Le Jardin de Sir Arthur, Christophe ou Le Choix des Armes; Les Cordes rouges; L'Exécuteur, La Bête lointaine) and essays (Un Siècle d'Elégance française; La Sculpture en France depuis Rodin, co-author with Léon Gischia). In 1945, she published a book (Images du Cinéma Français) made up of movie stills. Producer Pierre Braunberger spotted it and asked her to shoot a compilation film (Paris 1900). Seen as herself in Désordre (Jacques Baratier), she co-hosted a famous TV literary program (Lecture pour tous), in 1953.Filmography1948 ◘ Paris 1900 (documentary; also screenwriter)◘ La Vie commence Demain / USA: Life Begins Tomorrow (documentary; also screenwriter)◘ L'Encyclopédie filmée (documentary; short; segment "Amazone")1953 ◘ Aux Frontières de l'Homme (documentary; short; co-director with Jean Rostand; also cinematographer)
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