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Pierre Bost (1901–1975)

Pierre Bost was born on September 3, 1901 in Lasalle, Gard, France. He was a writer, known for Forbidden Games (1952), Four Bags Full (1956) and A Sunday in the Country (1984). He died on December 10, 1975 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 74) in Paris, France

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 2007 L'auberge rouge (adaptation and dialogue - 1951 film "L'Auberge rouge")
 1991 Der grüne Berg (Documentary)
 1984 A Sunday in the Country (novel "Monsieur Ladmiral Va Bientot Mourir")
 1980 Een zekere Judas (TV Movie)
 1976 The Judge and the Assassin (original story)
 1974 The Clockmaker of St. Paul (written by)
 1973 Lucien Leuwen (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1973 Molière pour rire et pour pleurer (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1973 Le château perdu (TV Movie)
 1968 Een zekere Judas (TV Movie)
 1968 Le franciscain de Bourges (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1965 Umorismo in nero (screenplay - segment "La Bestiole")
 1964 This Special Friendship (dialogue)
 1963 Josefa's Loot (adaptation)
 1963 Enough Rope (writer)
 1962 Crime Does Not Pay (segment "The Mask")
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Power and the Glory (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1959 The Green Mare (writer)
 1959 Le chemin des écoliers (adaptation and dialogue)
 1958 Ein gewisser Judas (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Le joueur (writer)
 1958 Love Is My Profession (writer)
 1956 Four Bags Full (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1956 Gervaise
 1956 Don Juan (dialogue)
 1955 The Little Rebels (adaptation & dialogue)
 1954 Rouge et noir
 1954 Maddalena
 1954 Daughters of Destiny (segment "Jeanne")
 1954 The Game of Love (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1953 The Proud and the Beautiful (dialogue - uncredited)
 1953 Voice of Silence (writer)
 1952 Forbidden Games (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1952 The Seven Deadly Sins (scenario & dialogue - segments "Lust", "Pride", "The Eighth Sin")
 1951 The Red Inn (screenplay)
 1949 The Walls of Malapaga (adaptation and dialogue)
 1949 Occupe-toi d'Amélie..! (adaptation) / (dialogue - uncredited)
 1946 Pastoral Symphony (dialogue)
 1944 La Libération de Paris (Documentary short)
 1943 Love Story (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1943 Madame et le mort (dialogue)
 1943 La chèvre d'or (dialogue)
 1943 A Star to the Sun (adaptation)
 1942 Dernier atout (dialogue)
 1942 L'homme qui joue avec le feu (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1942 Sideral Cruises (adaptation & dialogue)
 1940 The Mondesir Heir (dialogue)
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Ex-civil servant, who started writing in his spare time and staged his first play in 1923. He later formed a seminal screenwriting partnership with Jean Aurenche, which endured until 1973. The pair became especially noted for their literary adaptations of subjects directed by Claude Autant-Lara and 'Rene Clement'. Bost was also active as editor for several French magazines. See more »

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