- Aboulker, Marcel
- (Paul Marcel Samuel Aboulker / January 1, 1905, Algiers, Algeria-September 12, 1952, Garches, Hauts-de-Seine, France)Born of a great dynasty from Algiers, he was a member of a partisan group that prepared the American debarkation in Africa. On D-day he was among the fighters who took control of Algiers against Vichy forces. Having graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, he created several successful radio programs broadcast by Le Poste Parisien. He was an assistant to director Roger Richebé for one movie (1938 Prison de Femmes / USA: Marked Girls) before turning to film directing. He wrote a book on the liberation of Algiers (Alger et ses Complots, Les Documents Nuit et Jour, 1945).Filmography◘ En Correctionnelle (short; also screenwriter)◘ Les Surprises de la Radio (as Marcel-Paul)1948 ◘ Les Aventures des Pieds Nickelés (also co-adapter)◘ Le Trésor des Pieds, Nickelés (also co-adapter)◘ La Dame de chez Maxim's (also screenwriter, adapter)◘ Les Mousquetaires du Roi (unfinished)◘ Les Femmes sont des Anges
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.