|Born||20 May 1908|
|Died||2 October 1980 72) (aged|
|Occupation|| Film director |
Louis Daquin (20 May 1908 – 2 October 1980) was a French film director, screenwriter and actor. He directed 14 films between 1938 and 1963. He also appeared in 11 films between 1937 and 1979. 
Marcel Aymé was a French novelist and playwright, who also wrote screenplays and works for children.
Louis-Claude Daquin was a French composer of Jewish ancestry, writing in the Baroque and Galant styles. He was a virtuoso organist and harpsichordist.
Comité de libération du cinéma français was an organization of filmmakers in France created in 1943. The most well-known members are Jacques Becker, Pierre Blanchar, Louis Daquin, Jean Painlevé, and Jean-Paul Le Chanois. Members of this organization made projects for French cinema for after the War. During the German occupation of France in World War II they made films about the Maquis, such as one showing a Maquis camp in Vercors. During the uprising in Paris they filmed the documentary Journal de la résistance : la Libération de Paris. Parts of this movie were used in the newsreel France Libre Actualités.
Jean Poiret, born Jean Poiré, was a French actor, director, and screenwriter. He is primarily known as the author of the original play La Cage aux Folles.
Daquin is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Roy Rowland was an American film director. The New York-born director helmed a number of films in the 1950s and 1960s including Our Vines Have Tender Grapes, Meet Me in Las Vegas, Rogue Cop, The 5000 Fingers of Doctor T, and The Girl Hunters. Rowland married Ruth Cummings, the niece of Louis B. Mayer and sister of Jack Cummings. They had one son, Steve Rowland, born in 1932, who later became a music producer in the UK.
Renée Faure was a French stage and film actress.
René Lefèvre, born René Paul Louis Lefèvre, was a French actor and writer. Throughout his career, he worked with several notable directors, like Jean Renoir, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jules Dassin, and René Clair.
Patrie is a 1946 French historical drama film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Pierre Blanchar, Maria Mauban and Jean Desailly. It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. Like the 1917 silent film of the same title it is based on the 1869 play by Victorien Sardou. It was shot at the Epinay Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director René Moulaert.
Camillo Mastrocinque was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He directed more than 60 films between 1937 and 1968, and is known to horror film fans for directing Terror in the Crypt (1964) starring Christopher Lee, and An Angel for Satan (1966) starring Barbara Steele.
Annie Ducaux was a French actress, who appeared in 40 film and television productions between 1932 and 1980. Ducaux was a shareholder in the state theater Comédie-Française from 1948, and played in numerous stage productions there. She is possibly best-remembered for her roles in such films as Abel Gance's Beethoven's Great Love (1937), Conflict and Les grandes familles.
Strange Inheritance or The Traveller on All Saints' Day is a 1943 French-Italian mystery film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Assia Noris, Jules Berry, Gabrielle Dorziat and Guillaume de Sax. It is an adaptation of the 1941 novel of the same title by Georges Simenon.
Yvette Etiévant (1922–2003) was a French actress. She starred in Yves Robert's War of the Buttons in 1962.
The Perfume of the Lady in Black is a 1949 French mystery film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Hélène Perdrière, Serge Reggiani and Marcel Herrand. It is an adaptation of the 1908 novel The Perfume of the Lady in Black by Gaston Leroux featuring the detective Joseph Rouletabille. It is a sequel to The Mystery of the Yellow Room, released the same year.
Jules Berry was a French actor.
Charles Clifford Coleman was an American film director. Although as a full director he only generally directed 1930s B-films, it was an assistant director he was most prolific. As assistant director he worked on some of the biggest and most acclaimed pictures of the Golden Hollywood era, and was a frequent collaborator with Billy Wilder. Among his credits as assistant director are Twentieth Century (1934), Mr Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Lost Horizon (1937), Holiday Inn (1942), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), Double Indemnity (1944), The Blue Dahlia (1946), The Heiress (1949), Sunset Boulevard, Ace in the Hole (1951), A Place in the Sun (1951), Stalag 17 (1954), Sabrina (1954), The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), Vertigo (1958), and Hud (1963).
Jacques Grello (1915–1978) was a French singer and film actor.
Marie Laure Viole Bellon, generally known as Loleh Bellon, (1925–1999) was a French stage and film actress as well as a playwright. In 1949, for her role in Robert Desnos' La Place de l'Étoile, she was awarded the Prix des Jeunes comédiens. She is remembered for her performances in Giraudoux' Judith and in Claudel's L'Annonce faite à Marie. Bellon was also a successful playwright, especially with Dames du jeudi (1976), Une absence (1988) and La Chambre d'amis (1995). For her play L'Éloignement (1987), she was awarded the Molière prize.
First on the Rope is a 1944 French drama film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Irène Corday, André Le Gall and Lucien Blondeau. It is an adaptation of the 1941 novel of the same title by Roger Frison-Roche. It was a faithful adaptation of the novel, which began shooting in June 1943 during the German Occupation of France. Despite being directed by Daquin, a French Communist, it was considered to demonstrate a Pétainist ideology possibly even containing elements of Nazism.
The Bouquinquant Brothers is a 1947 French drama film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Albert Préjean, Madeleine Robinson and Roger Pigaut. It is based on the 1930 novel The Bouquinquant Brothers by Jean Prévost. It premiered at the 1947 Venice Film Festival and went on general release in France the following year. The film's sets were designed by the art director Paul Bertrand. It marked the film debut of the actress Juliette Gréco.