Delannoy, Jean


Delannoy, Jean
(Jean-François Delannoy / January 12, 1908, Noisy-le-Sec, Seine-Saint-Denis, France - June 12, 2008, Eure-et-Loir, France)
   The son of a bureaucrat, he worked briefly as a bank clerk and was an art critic for La Revue Franco-Belge be­fore decorating shops and apartments with his brother Pierre. Thanks to his elder sister, actress Henriette Delannoy (1900-1952), he played in several silent films and talkies (1926 Casanova, Alexandre Volkoff; 1927 Miss Helyett, Maurice Kéroul, Georges Monca; 1928 La Grande Passion, André Hugon; 1934 Casanova / Les Amours de Casanova, René Barberis). Hired as an editor at the Saint-Maurice Paramount Studios (1932 La Belle Marinière, Harry Lachman; Le Fils improvisé, René Guis-sart; Une Etoile disparaît / Une Etoile est morte / Une Etoile s'éteint, Robert Villers; 1933 Le Père prématuré, René Guissart; Mon Chapeau, short, Jaquelux; 1935 Le Roi des Champs-Elysées / USA: The Champs of Champs Elysees, Max Nosseck, supervised by Robert Siodmak; Michel Strogoff, French-language version of Richard Eichberg's Der Kurier des zaren, Jacques de Baroncelli; Tovaritch, Jacques Deval; 1936 Club de Femmes, also assistant director, Jacques Deval; Nitchevo, Jacques de Baroncelli; 1937 Feu!, Jacques de Baroncelli), he directed his first film, a short, in 1932. His film La Symphonie pastorale won the Cannes Film Festival Great Prize. Autobiogra­phy: 1998 Aux Yeux du Souvenir (Belles Lettres).
 Filmography
        ◘ Franches lippées (short; also screenwriter, editor)
        ◘ Paris-Deauville (also editor)
        ◘ L'Ecole des Détectives (short; also editor)
        ◘ La Moule (short; also editor)
        ◘ Une Vocation irresistible (medium-length)
1937 ◘ Tamara la Complaisante (co-director with Félix Gandéra)
        ◘ Ne tuez pas Dolly (medium-length; also location manager)
1938 ◘ La Vénus de l'Or (co-director with Charles Méré; also editor)
        ◘ Pe Paradis de Satan / USA: Satan's Paradise (co-director with Félix Gandéra)
1939 ◘ Le Monde en Action (documentary; unfinished)
        ◘ Le Diamant noir (also dialogist, editor)
        ◘ Macao, l'Enfer du Jeu / USA: Gambling Hell / Mask of Korea (also producer; shot in 1939)
        ◘ Pièvres (also editor)
        ◘ L'Assassin a peur la Nuit (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, editor)
        ◘ Pontcarral, Colonel d'Empire
        ◘ L'Eternel Retour / UK: Love Eternal / USA: The Eternal Return
        ◘ Le Bossu
        ◘ La Part de l'Ombre / UK and USA: Blind Desire (also co-screenwriter, editor)
        ◘ La Symphonie pastorale (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Les Jeux sont faits / UK and USA: The Chips Are Down (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ Aux Yeux du Souvenir / UK and USA: Souvenir (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Le Secret de Mayerling / UK: Mayerling / USA: The Secret of Mayerling (also co-adapter)
        ◘ Dieu a besoin des Hommes / UK: God Needs Men / USA: Isle of Sinners
        ◘ Le Garçon sauvage / USA: Savage Triangle (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter)
        ◘ La Minute de Vérité / Lore della verità / USA: The Moment of Truth (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Route Napoléon (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Destinées / Destine di donne / UK: Love, Soldiers and Women / USA: Daughters of Destiny (segment "Jeanne"; France / Italy; shot in 1952)
        ◘ Secrets d'Alcôve / Il letto / USA: The Bed (segment :"Le Lit de la Pompadour"; also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Obsession / Domanda di grazia (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Chiens perdus sans Collier / Cani perduti senza collare / USA: The Little Rebels (France / Italy)
        ◘ Marie-Antoinette / Marie-Antoinette, Reine de France / Maria Antonietta / Maria Antonietta regina di Francia / UK: Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France / USA: Shadow of the Guillotine (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Notre-Dame de Paris / Il gobbo di Notre Dame / USA: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (France / Italy)
1958 ◘ Maigret tend un Piège / Il commissario Maigret / UK: Maigret Sets a Trap / USA: Inspector Maigret / Woman-Bait (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
1959 ◘ Guinguette / La casa sul fiume (also co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Maigret et l'Affaire Saint-Fiacre / Maigret e il caso Saint-Fiacre (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
1960 ◘ Le Baron de l'Ecluse / Il Barone (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ La Française et l'Amour / La Francese e l'amore / USA: Love and the Frenchwoman (segment "L'Adolescence" / "l'adolescenzia" / "The Ad­olescence"; France / Italy)
1961 ◘ La Princesse de Clèves / La principessa di Cleves (France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Rendez-vous (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
1962 ◘ Venere imperiale / Vénus impériale / USA: Imperial Venus (also co-screenwriter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Amitiés particulières / UK and USA: This Special Friendship
        ◘ Le Majordome / Operazione maggiordomo (also co-adapter, producer; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Lit à deux Places / Racconti a due piazze / USA: Double Bed (segments "Le Berceau", "La Répétition"; France / Italy)
        ◘ Les Sultans / L'amante italiana (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
        ◘ Le Soleil des Voyous / Il più grande colpo del secolo / UK: Leather and Nylon / USA: Action Man (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy)
1970 ◘ La Peau de Torpédo / Dossier 212—Destin-azione morte / Der Mann mit der Torpedohaut / UK: Children of Mata Hari / Pill of the Death / USA: Only the Cool (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter; France / Italy / West Germany)
1972 ◘ Pas Folle la Guêpe (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ Bernadette (also co-screenwriter)
        ◘ La Passion de Bernadette (also co-screenwriter; unreleased)
1995 ◘ Marie de Nazareth (also co-screenwriter; France / Belgium / Morocco)
 Television Filmography
1978 ◘ Hamlet
        ◘ Histoire du Chevalier Des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut (6 X 52'; France / Hungary)
        ◘ Les Grandes Conjurations: Le Coup d'Etat du 2 Décembre
        ◘ L'Eté indien (also co-screenwriter)
1981 ◘ Frère Martin (also co-screenwriter)
1983 ◘ Le Crime de Pierre Lacaze
1987 ◘ Tout est dans la Fin / L'Enigmatique Monsieur S. (also co-screenwriter)
1990 ◘ Le Gorille / Il Gorilla (episode "Le Gorille compte ses Abattis"; also co-screenwriter; France / Italy / Germany)

Encyclopedia of French film directors . . 2011.

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