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Christian-Jaque (1904–1994)

Christian-Jaque was born on August 4, 1904 in Paris, France as Christian Maudet. He was a director and writer, known for Fan-Fan the Tulip (1952), The Black Tulip (1964) and La Chartreuse de Parme (1948). He was married to Denise Morlot, Laurence Christol, Martine Carol, Simone Renant, Renée Faure and Christiane Delyne. He died on July 8, 1994 in ... See full bio »

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 1985 Carné, l'homme à la caméra (Documentary)
 1983 L'homme de Suez (TV Mini-Series)
 1981 La nouvelle malle des Indes (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Achtung Zoll! (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- T.I.R. (1980)
- W comme Watteau (1980)
- Drôle de pastis (1980)
 1977 Parisian Life
 1975 Jo Gaillard (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Jo et l'enfant (1975)
- L'inconnu (1975)
 1974 À vous de jouer Milord (TV Mini-Series)
 1973 Arpad le tzigane (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Zigeunerhochzeit (1973)
- Jagd auf Arpad (1973)
- Das Lager (1973)
 1972 Les évasions célèbres (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1971 Frenchie King
 1971 Omer Pacha (TV Series)
 1969 S.O.S. fréquence 17 (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Les menottes (1969)
- Chien à abattre (1969)
 1968 Emma Hamilton
 1967 Dead Run
 1962/II Marco Polo
 1961 Madame
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman (segment "Le Divorce")
 1955 Nana
 1954 Daughters of Destiny (segment "Lysistrata")
 1951 Bluebeard
 1951 Barbe-Bleue
 1948 Man to Men
 1946 Un revenant
 1945 Sortilèges
 1944 Carmen
 1941 First Ball
 1939 Raphaël le tatoué (as Christian Jaque)
 1938 Boys' School
 1937 Francis the First (as Christian Jaque)
 1937 The House Across the Street (as Christian Jaque)
 1937 Josette
 1936 Rigolboche
 1935 Vilaine histoire (Short)
 1935 Compartiment de dames seules (as Christian Jaque)
 1934 L'atroce menace (Short)
 1933 Ça colle
 1933 Achilles'Heel (Short)
 1932 Le bidon d'or
Show Show Writer (37 credits)
Show Show Production designer (10 credits)
Show Show Art director (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Christian-Jacque | Christian Jacque | Christian Jaque

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Started as an art director and production designer in the 1920's. Turned to writing and direction in the 30's. Best known for Fan-Fan the Tulip (1952), which helped Gerard Philippe to stardom. See more »

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