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Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907–1977)

Beginning his film career as a screenwriter, Henri-Georges Clouzot switched over to directing and in 1943 had the distinction of having his film The Raven (1943) banned by both the German forces occupying France and the Free French forces fighting them, but for different reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear (1953) and ... See full bio »


(age 69) in Paris, France

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Diabolique Writer
The Wages of Fear
Quai des Orfèvres
The Raven
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 1996 Diabolique (screenplay "Les Diaboliques")
 1994 L'Enfer (1964 script)
 1968 Woman in Chains (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)
 1964 Inferno
 1960 The Truth (scenario)
 1957 Les espions (scenario - adaptation, dialogue)
 1955 Diabolique (scenario and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1953 The Wages of Fear (adaptation and dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1950 Miquette
 1949 Return to Life (segment "3: "Le retour de Jean")
 1949 Manon (screenplay)
 1947 Quai des Orfèvres (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1943 The Raven (adaptation and dialogue - as Henri Georges Clouzot)
 1942 The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (adaptation - as H.G. Clouzot) / (dialogue - uncredited)
 1942 Strangers in the House (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 The Last One of the Six (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1941 Le duel (scenario & dialogue - as H.G. Clouzot)
 1938 The Rebel (scenario)
 1938 Bargekeepers Daughter (adaptation)
 1934 Dream Castle (dialogue)
 1934 Caprice de princesse (dialogue)
 1933 Tout pour l'amour (dialogues)
 1932 Should We Wed Them? (dialogue)
 1932 The Last Blow
 1932 Niebla
 1931 Dragnet Night (adaptation)
 1931 Je serai seule après minuit (dialogue) / (scenario)
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Alternate Names:

H. G. Clouzot | H.G. Clouzot | Henri Georges Clouzot

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He beat Alfred Hitchcock in buying the rights to "Les Diaboliques" with a margin of just a few hours. He filmed it as Diabolique (1955). See more »


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