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Claude Autant-Lara (1901–2000)

Claude Autant-Lara was born on August 5, 1901 in Luzarches, Val-d'Oise, France as Claude Autant. He was a director and writer, known for Four Bags Full (1956), Rouge et noir (1954) and The Red Inn (1951). He was married to Ghislaine Auboin. He died on February 5, 2000 in Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 1977 Gloria
 1973-1974 Lucien Leuwen (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1974)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1973)
- Episode #1.1 (1973)
 1969 Les patates
 1967 The Oldest Profession (segment "Aujourd'hui")
 1965 Umorismo in nero (segment "1, "La Bestiole")
 1963 Josefa's Loot
 1963 Enough Rope
 1958 Le joueur
 1954 Rouge et noir
 1952 The Seven Deadly Sins (segment "Orgueil, L'/Pride")
 1951 The Red Inn (as Claude Autant Lara)
 1943 Love Story
 1938 The Stream (uncredited)
 1933 Ciboulette
 1932 Invite monsieur à dîner (Short)
 1931 La pente
 1931 Pur sang
 1929 Boul se met au verre (Short)
 1926 Vittel
 1923 Fait-divers (Short)
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Alternate Names:

C. Autant Lala | Claude Autant Lara | Claude Moore

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Personal Quote:

The director must consider himself surrounded by enemies; what I mean is that, in a business where the taste of one man must prevail, he is surrounded by people who want to do nothing but improve their own tastes.


Prolific French director, son of an architect and an actress, who began as art director and production designer for the stage. From 1919, worked as assistant to Marcel L'Herbier and directed his first film, the avant garde 'Faits Divers', four years later. Came to Hollywood in 1930 to make French versions of Buster Keaton films, but returned to France in 1932. Was very prominent as a filmmaker ... See more »

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