Gabrielle Marie Joséphine Pène-Castel
16 April 1873
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Gabrielle Fontan (16 April 1873 – 8 September 1959) was a French film actress. She appeared in more than 120 films between 1927 and 1959.
Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of filmmaking which became characteristic of American cinema between 1915 and the early 1960s, but can stretch as far as the early 1970s, until the introduction of Dolby sound. It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of filmmaking worldwide.
Pierre Brasseur, born Pierre-Albert Espinasse, was a French actor.
George Joseph Folsey, A.S.C., was an American cinematographer who worked on 162 films between 1919 and his retirement in 1976.
Russell Metty, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus.
Hasse Ekman was a Swedish director, actor, writer and producer for film, stage and television.
Raymond Borderie was a French film producer. He produced more than 30 films between 1934 and 1968.
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.
René Blancard was a French film actor. He appeared in 80 films between 1922 and 1965.
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.
Bruno Mondi was a German cameraman and director of photography.
Ernst Waldow was a German film actor. He appeared in more than 160 films during his career.
Robert Herlth was a German art director. He was one of the leading designers of German film sets during the 1920s and 1930s.
Jean Tissier (1896–1973) was a French stage, film and television actor. A prolific actor, he had more than two hundred fifty appearances on screen during his career. He was married to the actress Georgette Tissier.
Sam Nelson (1896-1963) was a director who worked from the end of the silent through the early 1960s. While most of his film work was in the assistant director role, he did direct over 20 films during the 1930s and 1940s, all of which were westerns. As an assistant director he worked on such notable films as Pennies from Heaven, And Then There Were None, All the King's Men, the original 3:10 to Yuma, Some Like It Hot, A Raisin in the Sun, and Spartacus. In addition he appeared in over a dozen films in small roles.