Person - Hugon, André (1886-1960)

Hugon, André (1886-1960)

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Hugon, André (1886-1960)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Algeria  1886-12-17 - Alpes Marítimos (Francia)  1960-08-22

History:

André Hugon was a French film director, scriptwriter and producer.

He started as journalist and film critic. Later on, he became scriptwriter in 1913, and he even founded his own production company. In the twenties, he started adapting literary works like "Notre Dame d'amour" (1923) by Jean Aicard or "La gitanilla" (1924) by Cervantes. Around 1929, he directed the first French-language film: "The Three Masks". In the thirties, he continued making literary adaptations and different sagas of a great fame. During the Second World War, he filmed "Chambre 13", which was the first movie that was filmed in the south of France during the occupation.

André Hugon died in Cannes the 22nd August 1960 at the age of 73.

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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Algeria in 1886-12-17

Lugar de Defunción:

Alpes Marítimos (Francia) in 1960-08-22

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