Marguerite Moreno (15 September 1871, Paris - 14 July 1948, Touzac, Lot) was a French stage and film actress, born Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.
Touzac is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France.
On 12 September 1900, in England, she married the writer Marcel Schwob, whom she had met in 1895. In 1905 he died of pneumonia while Moreno was away on tour.
Mayer André Marcel Schwob, known as Marcel Schwob, was a Jewish French symbolist writer best known for his short stories and his literary influence on authors such as Jorge Luis Borges and Roberto Bolaño. He has been called a "precursor of Surrealism". In addition to over a hundred short stories, he wrote journalistic articles, essays, biographies, literary reviews and analysis, translations and plays. He was extremely well known and respected during his life and notably befriended a great numbers of intellectuals and artists of the time.
Captain Fracasse is a 1929 French silent adventure film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti and Henry Wulschleger and starring Pierre Blanchar, Lien Deyers and Charles Boyer. It is based on the 1863 novel of the same name by Théophile Gautier.
Paramount on Parade is a 1930 all-star American pre-Code revue released by Paramount Pictures, directed by several directors including Edmund Goulding, Dorothy Arzner, Ernst Lubitsch, Rowland V. Lee, A. Edward Sutherland, Lothar Mendes, Otto Brower, Edwin H. Knopf, Frank Tuttle, and Victor Schertzinger—all supervised by the production supervisor, singer, actress, and songwriter Elsie Janis.
A Hole in the Wall is a 1930 French comedy film directed by René Barberis and starring Jean Murat, Dolly Davis and Marguerite Moreno. It was made at the Joinville Studios near Paris by the French subsidiary of the American company Paramount Pictures. Separate Spanish and Swedish-language versions were made, the Spanish known as A Lucky Man and directed by Benito Perojo.
Mischa Auer was a Russian-born American actor who moved to Hollywood in the late 1920s. He first appeared in film in 1928. Auer had a long career playing in many of the era's best known films. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1936 for his performance in the screwball comedy My Man Godfrey, which led to further zany comedy roles. He later moved into television and acted in films again in France and Italy well into the 1960s.
Walter Sydney Vinnicombe, known as Wally Patch, was an English actor and comedian. He worked in film, television and theatre.
Edwin Maxwell was an Irish character actor in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a dignified bearing. Prior to that, he was an actor on the Broadway stage.
Marcel Varnel was a film director. He was born Marcel Hyacinthe le Bozec in Paris, France.
Alfred Edward Green was an American movie director. Green entered film in 1912 as an actor for the Selig Polyscope Company. He became an assistant to director Colin Campbell. He then started to direct two-reelers until he started features in 1917.
Hugh Herbert was a motion picture comedian. He began his career in vaudeville and wrote more than 150 plays and sketches.
George King was an English actors' agent, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He is associated with the production of quota quickies. He helmed several of Tod Slaughter's melodramas, including 1936's The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Georges Renavent was a French-American actor in film, Broadway plays and operator of American Grand Guignol. He was born in Paris, France. In 1914, he immigrated to the United States, crossing the frontier between Canada and Vermont.
Nella Walker was an American film actress and vaudeville performer of the 1920s through the 1950s.
Willard Robertson was an American actor and writer. He appeared in 147 films between 1924 and 1948. He was born in Runnels, Texas and died in Hollywood, California.
W. P. LipscombWilliam Percy Lipscomb, was a British-born Hollywood playwright, screenwriter, producer and director. He died in London in 1958, aged 71.
Leonard Carey was an English character actor who very often played butlers in Hollywood films of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He was also active in television during the 1950s. He is perhaps best known for his role as the beach hermit, Ben, in Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940).
Pauline Carton was a French film actress. She appeared in more than 190 films between 1907 and 1974.
Paulette Dubost was a French actress who began her career at the age of 7 at the Paris Opera.
Garry Marsh was an English stage and film actor.
Gaby Morlay was a French film actress.
Adrienne D'Ambricourt was an American actress of the silent and sound film eras. She was born in Paris, and emigrated to the United States after the end of World War I.
Charles Pearce Coleman was an Australian-born American character actor of the silent and sound film eras.
Milly Mathis was a French actress who appeared in more than 100 films during her career. Born on September 8, 1901 as Emilienne Pauline Tomasini in Marseilles, France, she made her film debut with a small, uncredited role in the 1927 German film, Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney. Most of her parts would be in featured or supporting roles. Her final performance would be in a featured role in French film, Business (1960). She was also an occasional performer on France's legitimate stage. She died on March 30, 1965 in Salon-de-Provence, France, and was buried in the Cimetière Saint-Pierre in Marseilles.
Steve Passeur, pen name of Étienne Morin, was a French dramatist and screenwriter. His plays with scathing replicas often depicted cynical characters.
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