Christian-Jaque


Christian-Jaque
(Christian Maudet / Sep­tember 4, 1904, Paris, France - July 8, 1994, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France)
   Intending to become an architect, he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Ecole des Arts Déc­oratifs. From 1927 to 1930, he was a film journalist, notably at Cinegraf. He drew movie posters with his friend Jaque Cabraison and created his pseudonym combining their first names. He entered films as a production designer (1928 Balançoires, Noël Renard; Une Java, Jean de Size; La Grande Passion, André Hu-gon; 1929 La Marche nuptiale, as art director, André Hugon; Le Tourbillon de Paris / USA: The Maelstrom of Paris, Julien Duvivier; La Meilleure Maîtresse, René Hervil; Les Trois Masques, André Hugon; La Vie miracu­leuse de Thérèse Martin / USA: The Miraculous Life of Teresa of Lisieux, as art director, Julien Duvivier; 1930 Maman Colibri, Julien Duvivier; Au Bonheur des Dames, as set designer, Julien Duvivier; Princes de la Cravache, Marcel L. Wion; La Tendresse, André Hugon; 1931 La Femme et le Rossignol, André Hugon; Le Marchand de Sable / El Guelmouna, Marchand de Sable, André Hu-gon; 1932 La Croix du Sud, also actor, André Hugon; Les Galeries Lévy et Cie, André Hugon). A film direc­tor since 1931, he supervised the shooting of On ne roule pas Antoinette (Paul Madeux). Other credits (as actor): 1932 Les Croix de Bois / UK and USA: Wooden Crosses (uncredited, Raymond Bernard); 1957 Un Amour de Poche / UK: Nude in His Pocket / USA: Girl in His Pocket (Pierre Kast). He was married to actresses Christiane Delyne (1902-1966), Simone Renant (1911-2004), Renée Faure (1918-2005), and Martine Carol (1920-1967).
 Filmography
        ◘ Le Bidon d'Or Adhémar Lampiot
        ◘ L'Article 382 (short)
        ◘ L'Atroce Menace (medium-length)
        ◘ Ça colle (short)
        ◘ La Montre (short)
        ◘ Le Tendron d'Achille (short)
        ◘ Vilaine Histoire (medium-length)
1934 ◘ Le Père Lampion
        ◘ Un Bœuf sur la Langue (short)
1935 ◘ Compartiment de Dames seules
        ◘ La Sonnette d'Alarme
        ◘ Voyage d'Agrément La Famille Pont-Biquet Sacré Léonce Sous la Griffe
        ◘ L'Ecole des Journalistes Un de la Légion Rigolboche / Reine de Paris Monsieur Personne Losette
        ◘ La Maison d'en Face / USA: House Across the Street (also adapter)
        ◘ Les Dégourdis de la llème
        ◘ Les Perles de la Couronne / UK and USA: The Pearls of the Crown (co-director with Sacha Guitry)
        ◘ A Venise, une Nuit
        ◘ François 1er / USA: Francis the First
1938 ◘ Les Pirates du Rail (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Les Disparus de Saint-Agil / UK and USA: Boy's School
        ◘ Ernest le Rebelle
1939 ◘ Raphaël le Tatoué
        ◘ Tourelle 3 (unfinished; the shooting was inter­rupted after the declaration of war)
        ◘ Le Grand Elan / USA: They Met on Skis L'Enfer des Anges
        ◘ Premier Bal
        ◘ L'Assassinat du Père Noël / UK: The Killing of Santa Claus / USA: Who Killed Santa Claus?
        ◘ La Symphonie fantastique / UK and USA: The Fantastic Symphony
        ◘ Voyage sans Espoir (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Carmen (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy; shot in 1943)
        ◘ Boule de Suif / USA: Angel and Sinner (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Sortilèges / UK and USA: The Bellman (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
1946 ◘ Un Revenant / UK and USA: A Lover's Return (also co-adapter)
1948 ◘ La Chartreuse de Parme / La Certosa di Parma / UK and USA: Charterhouse at Parma / The Charterhouse of Parma (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ D'Homme à Hommes / USA: Man to Men / US TV: Heroes in White (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Barrières (short; also screenwriter)
        ◘ Singoalla / UK and USA: Gypsy Fury / The Mask and the Sword (also co-screenwriter; France / Sweden)
        ◘ Souvenirs perdus (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Barbe-Bleue / Blaubart / USA: Bluebeard (also adapter; France / West Germany)
        ◘ Fanfan la Tulipe / UK: Soldier of Love / USA: Fan-Fan the Tulip (also co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Adorables Créatures / Quando le donne amano / USA: Adorable Creatures (also adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Lucrèce Borgia / Lucrezia Borgia / UK: Lucretia Borgia / USA: The Sins of the Borgias (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Destinées / Destini di donne / UK: Love, Soldiers and Women / USA: Daughters of Destiny (segment Lysistrata; France / Italy)
        ◘ Madame du Barry (also co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Nana (also co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Si tout les Gars du Monde / S.O.S. Lutezia / UK: Race for Life / USA: If All the Guys in the World . . . (also co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ Nathalie / USA: The Foxiest Girl in Paris
        ◘ La Loi, c'est la Loi / La legge è la legge / USA: The Law Is the Law (also co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Babette s'en va-t-en-Guerre / USA: Babette Goes to War
        ◘ La Française et l'Amour / La Francese e l'amore / USA: Love and the Frenchwoman (segment "Le Divorce" / "Il divorzio" / "The Divorce"; France / Italy)
1962 ◘ Madame Sans-Gêne / Madame (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Marco Polo, l'Echiquier de Dieu (unfinished; De-nys de La Patellière resumed the shooting in 1963 with a different cast)
        ◘ Les Bonnes Causes / Il delitto Dupré / USA: Don't Tempt the Devil (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Tulipe noire / Il tulipano nero / El tulipan negro / UK: The Black Tulip (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy / Spain)
        ◘ Le Repas des Fauves / Il pasto delle belve / La cena de los cobardes / US TV: Champagne for Savages (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy / Spain)
1965 ◘ Le Gentleman de Cocody / Donne, mitra e diamanti / UK: Ivory Coast Adventure / USA: Man from Cocody (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Guerre secrète / La guerra segreta / Spione unter sich / UK: The Dirty Game / The Dirty Agents / USA: The Secret Agents (segment "Djibouti"; also co-adapter; France / Italy / West Germany)
1966 ◘ La Seconde Vérité / L'amante infedele / USA: The Second Twin (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Saint prend l'Affût / Il Santo prende la mira / USA: The Saint Lies in Wait (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
1967 ◘ Deux Billets pour Mexico / Segreti che scottano / Geheimnisse in goldenen Nylons / USA: Dead Run (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy / West Germany)
        ◘ Les Amours de Lady Hamilton / Le calde notti di Lady Hamilton / Lady Hamilton—Zwischen Schmach und Liebe / UK: The Making of a Lady / UK and USA: Emma Hamilton (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Italy / West Germany)
        ◘ Don Camillo et les Contestataires (unfinished; leading actor died during the shooting; in 1972, Mario Camerini resumed the project with a different cast and filmed Don Camillo e i giovanni d'oggi; Italy / France)
        ◘ Les Pétroleuses / Le pistolere / Petroleum Girls / USA: The Legend of Frenchie King / Frenchie King (co-director with Guy Casaril; France / Italy / UK)
1975 ◘ Docteur Justice / Ambiciôn fallida (also co-screenwriter; France / Spain)
1977 ◘ La Vie parisienne (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / West Germany)
1985 ◘ Carné, l'Homme à la Caméra (documentary)
 Television Filmography
1969 ◘ S.O.S. Fréquence 17 (episodes "Chien à ab­attre", "Objet volant non identifié", "Les Menottes")
        ◘ Omer Pacha (13 X 26'; France / West Germany / Austria)
        ◘ Les Evasions célèbres (episodes "Le Joueur d'Echecs", "L'Evasion du Duc de Beaufort"; co-director with Juan Antonio Bardem; France / Italy / Hungary / Austria)
        ◘ Arpad le Tzigane / Arpad, der Zigeuner (13 X 26'; France / West Germany / Hungary)
        ◘ A vous de jouer Milord (6 X 52')
        ◘ Jo Gaillard (13 X 52'; co-director only; France / Italy / Canada)
        ◘ Achtung Zoll! / Opération Trafics (episodes "Procédure exceptionnelle", "Drôle de Pas­tis", "La Bataille de l'Or", "La Sainte Famille", "W comme Watteau"; Germany / France)
        ◘ S.A.R.L. ou Société amoureuse à Responsabilité limitée (6 X 52')
        ◘ La Nouvelle Malle des Indes / Wettlauf nach Bombay (7 X 52'; also co-screenwriter; France / West Germany / Austria / Switzerland)
1984 ◘ L'Homme de Suez / Der Mann von Suez (6 X 52'; France / Germany)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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