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Who is Abel Gance?
Abel Gance was a French film director and producer, writer and actor. He is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse, La Roue, and the monumental Napoléon.
- also known as D.W. Griffith of Europe
- born on (126 years ago) in Paris, child of Abel Flamant and Françoise Péréthon
- nationality: France
- profession: Screenwriter, film director, film producer, actor, film editor
- died on (34 years ago) in Paris of tuberculosis
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Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Dir/ Seen/Ed Abel Gance Photog Leonce- Henry Burel, Bujard, Forster Cast Sev- erin-Mars, Romuald Joube, Marise Dau- vray, Maxime Desjardins Prod Pathe. 108 mins. A pacifist poet, Jean Diaz (Joube), is in love with Edith (Dauvray), who ...
by Thomas S. Hischak
Director Abel Gance Abel Gance Raymond Bernard Dimitri Kirsanoff Jacques de Baroncelli Jacques de Baroncelli Andrew Marton (Switzerland) Pierre Chenal Anatole Litvak Anatole Litvak Pierre Chenal Jacques de Baroncelli Georg Wilhelm ...
by Paul Poplawski
Abel Gance, a commercial director, was mistrusted by producers for constantly experimenting; ...
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Abel Gance's Napoleon
Paintings for the BIG 500
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