Billancourt Studios was a film studio in Paris which operated between 1922 and 1992. Located in Boulogne-Billancourt, it was one of the leading French studios.  It was founded in the silent era by Henri Diamant-Berger. During the Second World War the studio was used by Continental Films, a company backed by the German occupiers.
A film studio is a major entertainment company or motion picture company that has its own privately owned studio facility or facilities that are used to make films, which is handled by the production company. The majority of firms in the entertainment industry have never owned their own studios, but have rented space from other companies.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.
Boulogne-Billancourt is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 8.2 km (5.1 mi) from the centre of Paris. Boulogne-Billancourt is a subprefecture of the Hauts-de-Seine department and the seat of the Arrondissement of Boulogne-Billancourt.
Jan Szczepanik was a Polish inventor, with several hundred patents and over 50 discoveries to his name, many of which are still applied today, especially in the motion picture industry, as well as in photography and television. Some of his concepts helped the future evolution of TV broadcasting, such as the telectroscope or the wireless telegraph, which greatly affected the development of telecommunications. He died in Tarnów in the Second Polish Republic.
The Briscoe was an American automobile manufactured at Jackson, Michigan, by a group headed by Benjamin Briscoe. Briscoe cars were made between 1914 and 1921.
Henri Alekan was a French cinematographer.
Keep an Eye on Amelia is a 1949 French-Italian period comedy film directed by Claude Autant-Lara and starring Danielle Darrieux and Jean Desailly and Grégoire Aslan. It is based on the 1908 play of the same name by Georges Feydeau, set in Belle Époque Paris. It is one of a number of film adaptations to be made of the story. It was entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival.
The Lovers Of Verona is a 1949 French drama film directed by André Cayatte and loosely based on the William Shakespeare play, Romeo and Juliet. The film was a joint project of screenwriter Jacques Prevert and director Andre Cayatte and enjoyed great international success. it was released in Italy in 1949, then internationally in 1951. This time the story is set in post war Italy and involves Angelo, a glass-blower from Murano, and Georgia Maglia, the daughter of a fascist magistrate.
The 1961–62 1re série season was the 41st season of the 1re série, the top level of ice hockey in France. Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt won their 3rd league title. Chamonix Hockey Club automatically qualified for the final as last year's champion. The game between them and the regular season champion, Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt, did not take place, and Boulogne-Billancourt was declared champions.
The Last Waltz is a 1936 British musical film directed by Leo Mittler, and starring Jarmila Novotna, Harry Welchman, and Gerald Barry. Barry also provided some assistance with the direction. It was made at the Billancourt Studios in Paris as the English-language version of the French film La dernière valse. It was part of a trend of operetta films during the middle of the decade, and was based on the 1920 operetta The Last Waltz by Oscar Strauss.
The Last Waltz is a 1936 French-British operetta film directed by Leo Mittler, and starring Jean Martinelli, Jarmila Novotna, and Armand Bernard. It was based on the 1920 operetta The Last Waltz by Oscar Straus.
The Alibi is a 1937 French mystery film directed by Pierre Chenal and starring Erich von Stroheim, Albert Préjean and Jany Holt.
House on the Waterfront is a 1955 French drama film directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Jean Gabin, Andrée Debar and Henri Vidal.
Good Luck is a 1935 French romantic comedy film directed by Sacha Guitry and Fernand Rivers and starring Guitry, Jacqueline Delubac and Pauline Carton. In it a woman becomes convinced a man she has met is a good luck charm after she wins a lottery.
Thus Finishes the Night is a 1949 French drama film directed by Emil E. Reinert and starring Anne Vernon, Claude Dauphin and Henri Guisol.
Bathsheba is a 1947 French drama film directed by Léonide Moguy and starring Danielle Darrieux, Georges Marchal and Jean Murat. It is also known by the alternative title of Le Deserter. It is based on a novel by Pierre Benoît, set in French Morocco. The title is a reference to the biblical story of Bathsheba.
Not Guilty is a 1947 French crime drama film directed by Henri Decoin and starring Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt and Jany Holt.
Nine Boys, One Heart is a 1948 French musical film directed by Georges Friedland and starring Édith Piaf, Lucien Baroux and Marcel Vallée.
The Cheat is a 1937 French drama film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Victor Francen, Sessue Hayakawa and Louis Jouvet. It is a remake of the American silent film The Cheat by Cecil B. DeMille.
The Love of a Woman is a 1953 French-Italian drama film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Micheline Presle, Massimo Girotti and Gaby Morlay. It was Grémillon's final feature film as director, although he made a handful of documentaries and short films.
The Mysterious Monsieur Sylvain is a 1947 French mystery film directed by Jean Stelli and starring Frank Villard, Simone Renant and Jean Chevrier.
Divine is a 1935 French drama film directed by Max Ophüls and starring Simone Berriau, George Rigaud and Gina Manès.
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