|Directed by||Marcel Pagnol|
|Produced by||Marcel Pagnol|
|Written by||Marcel Pagnol (play)|
|Starring|| Alexandre Arnaudy |
|Music by||Vincent Scotto|
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Topaze is a 1936 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol and starring Alexandre Arnaudy, Sylvia Bataille and Pierre Asso.It is based on the Pagnol's own 1928 play Topaze . A separate adaptation Topaze had been directed by Louis J. Gasnier three years earlier.
Marcel Paul Pagnol was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Regarded as an auteur, in 1946, he became the first filmmaker elected to the Académie française. Although his work is less fashionable than it once was, Pagnol is still generally regarded as one of France's greatest 20th-century writers and is notable for the fact that he excelled in almost every medium—memoir, novel, drama and film.
The Battle of the Rails is a 1946 French war film directed by René Clément. It depicts the efforts by railway workers in the French Resistance to sabotage German military transport trains during the Second World War, particularly during the Invasion of Normandy by Allied forces. Many of the cast were genuine railway workers. While critics have often historically treated it as similar to Italian neorealism, it is closer to the traditional documentaries which the director had previously worked on.
Mr. Topaze is Peter Sellers' directorial debut in 1961. Starring Sellers, Nadia Gray, Leo McKern, and Herbert Lom. His son Michael Sellers plays in the film in the role of Gaston. The film is based on the eponymous play by Marcel Pagnol.
Topaze is a 1933 American pre-Code film directed by D'Abbadie D'Arrast and starring John Barrymore and Myrna Loy. It was based on the 1928 French play of the same name by Marcel Pagnol. Another film version of Topaze, this one made in the original French was also released that year, starring Louis Jouvet in the title role. Subsequently, Pagnol himself directed another film titled Topaze in 1936.
Topaze is a 1928 play in four acts by the French writer Marcel Pagnol. It tells the story of a modest school teacher who is fired for being too honest and decides to become a dishonest businessman. The play premiered on 9 October 1928 at the Théâtre des Variétés. It was performed on Broadway in 1930 with Frank Morgan in the title role.
Sylvia Bataille was a French actress of Romanian-Jewish descent. When she was twenty, she married the writer Georges Bataille with whom she had a daughter, the psychoanalyst Laurence Bataille (1930–1986). Georges Bataille and Sylvia separated in 1934 but did not divorce until 1946. Starting in 1938, she was a companion of the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan with whom, in 1941, she had a daughter, Judith. Sylvia Bataille married Jacques Lacan in 1953.
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Yvette Etiévant (1922–2003) was a French actress. She starred in Yves Robert's War of the Buttons in 1962.
Topaze is a 1951 French comedy film directed by Marcel Pagnol and starring Fernandel, Hélène Perdrière and Marcel Vallée. It is based on Pagnol's own 1928 play of the same name, which has been adapted for the screen a number of times including a 1936 film directed by Pagnol.
The Scandal is a 1934 French romantic drama film directed by Marcel L'Herbier and starring Gaby Morlay, Henri Rollan, and Jean Galland. The film is based on a play written by Henry Bataille, which had previously been turned in a 1923 British silent film of the same title.
Alida Rouffe (1874–1949) was a French actress.
Prince Jean is a 1934 French drama film directed by Jean de Marguenat and starring Pierre Richard-Willm, Natalie Paley and Nina Myral. The story had previously been made as a 1928 silent film Prince Jean.
Marcelle Tassencourt was a French actress and theatre director.
Serge Panine is a 1939 French drama film directed by Charles Méré and Paul Schiller and starring Françoise Rosay, Pierre Renoir and Andrée Guize. It was based on a novel of the same title by Georges Ohnet.
The Three Musketeers is a 1959 French TV film based on a play adaptation of the 1844 novel by Alexandre Dumas. It is notable for featuring Jean Paul Belmondo in the lead.
Raymond Paul Legrand was a French composer and conductor.
Topaze is a 1933 French comedy film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and starring Louis Jouvet, Simone Héliard and Marcel Vallée. It is based on the 1928 play Topaze by Marcel Pagnol. The same year, an American version of the play Topaze was released, starring John Barrymore. In 1936, Pagnol himself remade the film in France.
Alexandre Arnaudy was a French actor, born Marius Guarino on July 17, 1881 in Marseille, where he died on November 1, 1969.
Topaze is a 1966 Australian TV play based on the 1928 play by the French writer Marcel Pagnol.
Topaze was an American television play broadcast on September 26, 1957, as part of the second season of the CBS television series Playhouse 90. Ellis St. Joseph wrote the teleplay based on Marcel Pagnol's 1928 play, Topaze. Vincent J. Donehue directed, Martin Manulis was the producer, and Robert Drasnin composed the music. Sterling Hayden was the host, and Ernie Kovacs and Carl Reiner starred.