- Daroy, Jacques
(Jacques Schenk / 1896, Paris, France - 1963, Paris, France)He started out as extra at the Théâtre Moncey and then attended the Beaux-Arts (painting and sculpture). From 1920 to 1930, he dedicated himself to dramatic art writing (Le Démon des Affaires; Les Civilisateurs), directing, and performing plays. Hired as an artistic director by producer Pierre Braunberger, he collaborated on La Route est belle (Robert Flo-rey), one of the first French talkies, and Les Amours de Minuit (Marc Allégret, Augusto Genina). Then he directed his first short in 1932. After giving up filmmaking in 1953, he dedicated himself to dubbing. He also played a few supporting roles (1942 Chambre 13, André Hugon; 1959 L'Affaire Courtois, TV, Louis Boxus, France / Belgium).Filmography1932 ◘ Riri et Nono en Vacances (short)1934 ◘ Cartouche1935 ◘ Vogue mon Cœur◘ Cinquième au d'ssus (short)◘ Le Nudiste des Champs-Elysées (short)1936 ◘ La Guerre des Gosses / UK and USA: Generals Without Buttons (co-director with Eugène Deslaw)◘ Le Mariage de Véréna◘ Vidocq (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)◘ Raboliot (also screenwriter, adapter, dialogist)◘ Inspecteur Sergil (aso screenwriter, dialogist)◘ La Dame de Haut-le-Bois◘ Rumeurs / USA: Rumors1948 ◘ Une Belle Garce◘ Sergil et le Dictateur (also dialogist)1949 ◘ Le Droit de l'Enfant (also screenwriter, adapter as Jacques Rey, dialogist)◘ La Passagère◘ La Maison du Printemps (also co-dialogist as Jacques Rey)◘ Porte d'Orient (also screenwriter, adapter as Jacques Rey)◘ Sergil Chez les Filles (also screenwriter, dialogist as Jacques Rey)◘ Le Club des Quatre Cents Coups (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist as Jacques Rey)◘ Monsieur Scrupule Gangster (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter as Jacques Rey)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.