Marcel Carné

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Marcel Carné

Marcel Carné (August 18, 1906 – October 31, 1996) was a French film director.

Born in Paris, France, the son of a cabinet maker whose wife died when their son was five, Carné began his career as a film critic, becoming editor of the weekly publication, Hebdo-Films, and working for Cinémagazine and Cinémonde between 1929 and 1933. In the same period he worked in silent film as a camera assistant with director Jacques Feyder. By age 25, Carné had already directed his first short film, Nogent, Eldorado du dimanche (1929). He assisted Feyder (and René Clair) on several films through to La kermesse héroïque (1935).

 

Movie clip - Le jour se lève (1939)

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Movie Clip - Hotel du Nord (1938)

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