Maurice de Canonge

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Maurice de Canonge
Born18 March 1894
Died10 January 1979
Paris, France
Other namesMaurice Cannon
OccupationActor, Director
Years active1917 - 1971 (film)

Maurice de Canonge (March 18, 1894 – January 10, 1979) was a French actor and film director. [1] He is also sometimes known by the name Maurice Cannon.


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  1. Oscherwitz & Higgins p.222