Renée Saint-Cyr

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Renée Saint-Cyr
Born(1904-11-16)16 November 1904
Beausoleil, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Died 11 July 2004(2004-07-11) (aged 99)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Occupation Actress
Years active 1933–1994

Renée Saint-Cyr (French:  [sɛ̃siʁ] ; 16 November 1904 11 July 2004) was a French actress. She appeared in 66 films between 1933 and 1994. She was the mother of Georges Lautner, who also achieved fame in the film business, albeit as a director.

Georges Lautner French film director and screenwriter

Georges Lautner was a French film director and screenwriter.


Selected filmography

<i>The Two Orphans</i> (1933 film) 1933 film by Maurice Tourneur

The Two Orphans is a 1933 French historical drama film directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Rosine Deréan, Renée Saint-Cyr and Gabriel Gabrio. The film's sets were designed by the art director Lucien Aguettand. The film was based on the play The Two Orphans which had been turned into several films. Tourneur altered the story slightly by moving it forward from the French Revolution to the Napoleonic Era.

<i>Royal Waltz</i> 1936 film by Jean Grémillon

Royal Waltz is a 1936 French-German historical film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Henri Garat, Renée Saint-Cyr and Christian-Gérard.

<i>27 Rue de la Paix</i> 1936 film by Richard Pottier

27 Rue de la Paix is a 1936 French crime film directed by Richard Pottier and starring Renée Saint-Cyr, Suzy Prim and Jules Berry.

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Le Chevalier de la nuit English: Knight of the Night, is a French comedy film from 1953, directed by Robert Darène, written by Jean Anouilh, starring Renée Saint-Cyr, Jean-Claude Pascal and Louis de Funès. The film is known under the titles: "Femmes de Paris", "Peek-a-boo" (USA).

School for Coquettes is a 1935 French comedy film directed by Pierre Colombier and starring Raimu, André Lefaur and Renée Saint-Cyr. It is based on the 1918 play School for Coquettes by Marcel Gerbidon and Paul Armont. In Edwardian Paris, a young working-class girl attends an academy which teaches her the arts of a coquette to enable her to rise in society.

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<i>Strange Fate</i> 1946 film by Louis Cuny

Strange Fate is a 1946 French drama film directed by Louis Cuny and starring Renée Saint-Cyr, Aimé Clariond and Henri Vidal.

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