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Jean Benoît-Lévy (1888–1959)

Jean-Benoît Lévy was not just another film director. He directed a series of good quality feature films, whether silent or talking ("Ames d'enfant" [1927], "La maternelle" [1934], "La mort du cygne" [1937] ...), and he was also passionate about pedagogy, making over 300 highly interesting educational shorts dealing mainly with social, public ... See full bio »


(age 71) in Paris, France

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 1952/II Agence matrimoniale (Short)
 1952 Le congrès de la dance (Short)
 1952 Le poignard (Short)
 1952 Sous les ponts (Short)
 1937 Ballerina
 1936 Hélène
 1936 Le Causse (Documentary short)
 1934 Itto
 1929 Maternité
 1929 Peach Skin
 1926 The Nest
 1922 Pasteur (co-director - as J.B. Lévy)
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Show Show Producer (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

J.B. Lévy | Francis Mair

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Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1949

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