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Blaise Cendrars (1887–1961)

Blaise Cendrars was born on September 1, 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland as Frédéric Louis Sauser. He was a writer and director, known for Sutter's Gold (1936), Um Filme 100% Brasileiro (1985) and Moravagine (1989). He was married to Raymone and Félicie Poznanska. He died on January 21, 1961 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 73) in Paris, France

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 1989 Moravagine (TV Movie) (novel)
 1985 Um Filme 100% Brasileiro (novel)
 1979 La main coupée (TV Movie) (novel)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
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 1923 Autour de la roue (Short)
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 1923 The Wheel (assistant director)
 1919 J'accuse! (assistant director)
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 1919 J'accuse!
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 1951 Venom and Eternity
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 1980 Les heures chaudes de Montparnasse (TV Series documentary)

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