Marguerite Moreno

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Marguerite Moreno (15 September 1871, Paris - 14 July 1948, Touzac, Lot) was a French stage and film actress, born Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau.

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Touzac, Lot Commune in Occitanie, France

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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. [1]

Marcel Schwob French writer

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.

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<i>Paramount on Parade</i> 1930 film by Dorothy Arzner, Edmund Goulding

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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.

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References

  1. Goudemare, Sylvain (2000). Marcel Schwob ou les vies imaginaires. Le cherche midi éditeur (p. 328) ISBN   2-86274-819-6