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Jean de Limur
Jean François Marie Chenu de Limur
13 November 1887
Vouhé, Charente-Maritime, Paris
|Died||5 June 1976 88) (aged|
Jean de Limur (13 November 1887, Vouhé, Charente-Maritime – 5 June 1976, Paris) was a French film director, actor and screenwriter. His works include La Garçonne (1936) and The Letter (1929). A French army officer and a designer, he first came to the United States with his parents, Count and Countess de Limur in September 1920; their destination was Burlingame, California, where lived Jean's brother André(who married Ethel, daughter of William Henry Crocker).
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