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Jacques Becker (1906–1960)


His interest in films was stimulated by a meeting with King Vidor, who offered him employment in the US as actor and assistant director. However, he remained in France and became assistant to Jean Renoir, a friend of the family, during that director's peak period (1932-39). In 1934 he ventured briefly into independent production, co-directing with ... See full bio »

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(age 53) in Paris, France

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J. de Beauker
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 19-23. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »

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