DisCina was a French film production and distribution company established in 1938 by Michel Safra and André Paulvé.It reached its peak during the 1940s and early 1950s, remaining active during the Occupation of France.
It also operated a distribution company in the United States to release its French films on the American art house market.
Jean Del Val was a French-born actor, also credited as Jean Gauthier and Jean Gautier.
Milton R. Krasner, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won an Academy Award for Three Coins in the Fountain (1954).
Russell Metty, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus.
Philip Van Zandt, sometimes billed as Phil Van Zandt, was a Dutch-American actor of stage, film, and television. He made nearly 250 film and television appearances between 1939 and 1958.
Oliver George Wallace was an English composer and conductor. He was especially known for his film music compositions, which were written for many animation, documentary, and feature films from Walt Disney Studios.
Pierre Larquey was a French film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1913 and 1962. Born in Cénac, Gironde, France, he died in Maisons-Laffitte at the age of 77.
Noël Roquevert was a French stage and film actor. He appeared in more than 180 films between 1932 and 1972. Roquevert was born in Doué-la-Fontaine and was married to stage and film actress Paulette Noizeux. He died in Douarnenez, France, aged 80.
Jane Marken was a French actress. She was the first wife of the actor Jules Berry.
Yves Hyacinthe Deniaud was a French comic actor.
Jean Brochard was a French film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films between 1933 and 1966.
Paul François Robert Azaïs was a French film actor. He appeared in more than 110 films between 1929 and 1966.
Georges Van Parys was a French composer of film music and operettas. Among his musical influences were the group Les Six, Maurice Ravel, and Claude Debussy. Later in his career he served as vice-president of the Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique. He is buried in the cemetery at Villiers-sur-Marne.
Gaby Morlay was a French film actress.
Saturnin Fabre was a French film actor.
Robert Moor was a French actor.
Jean Parédès (1914–1998) was a French film actor.
Edward Curtiss (1898-1970) was an American film editor who worked in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1960s.
André Paulvé was a French film producer. He established his own production and distribution company DisCina with Michel Safra in 1938. During the German Occupation of France after 1940 he based himself at Nice in the Unoccupied Zone. He was a pioneer in co-productions with Italy, establishing a link with the Cinecitta Studios in Rome.
Reginald Thomas Lanning was an American cinematographer. He served as a cinematographer for over 100 films. Lanning died of emphysema in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of 72. He was buried in Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery.
Marcel Pérès (1898–1974) was a French film actor who acted prolifically during his long career. He was a character actor often playing smaller, supporting roles.