Jean de Limur

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Jean de Limur
Born
Jean François Marie Chenu de Limur

(1887-11-13)13 November 1887
Died5 June 1976(1976-06-05) (aged 88)
Paris, France
Occupation Film director

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 [1] (who married Ethel, daughter of William Henry Crocker). [1] [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Andre de Limur Is Dead at 80; Ex‐French Count and Diplomat". The New York Times . 31 July 1971. p. 65. Retrieved 14 August 2021.
  2. "Ethel Crocker–Andre de Limur Collection". Georgetown University Library – Archives Ressources. Retrieved 14 August 2021.