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Henri Decoin (1890–1969)

Henri Decoin was born on March 18, 1890 in Paris, France. He was a writer and director, known for One Step to Eternity (1954), Razzia (1955) and Abused Confidence (1937). He was married to Juliette Decoin, Danielle Darrieux, Blanche Montel and Hélène Rayé. He died on July 4, 1969 in Paris. See full bio »


(age 79) in Paris, France

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 1961 Le pavé de Paris (adaptation)
 1960 The Cat Shows Her Claws (adaptation)
 1959 Too Late to Love (writer)
 1958 La chatte (writer)
 1955 The Case of Poisons (screenplay)
 1955 Razzia (adaptation)
 1954 One Step to Eternity (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1954 The Bed (segment "Billet de logement, Le")
 1953 Inside a Girls' Dormitory (writer)
 1953 The Lovers of Toledo (adaptation)
 1951 Boîte de nuit (dialogue)
 1951 Avalanche
 1951 Clara de Montargis (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Paris Incident (adaptation and dialogue)
 1949 Portrait d'un assassin (screenplay)
 1949 Between Eleven and Midnight (adaptation - as Henry Decoin)
 1947 Clockface Cafe (screenplay)
 1946 Devil's Daughter (adaptation)
 1943 The London Man (adaptation)
 1942 The Big Fight (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1942 Love Marriage
 1942 The Benefactor (adaptation - uncredited)
 1942 Annette et la dame blonde (adaptation)
 1941 Her First Affair (screenplay)
 1938 She Returned at Dawn (writer)
 1937 Abused Confidence (adaptation - as Henry Decoin)
 1936 Port Arthur
 1935 Roi de Camargue (scenario)
 1934 Poliche (as Henry Decoin)
 1934 Toboggan
 1933 The Blue Ones of the Sky (writer)
 1933 Les requins du pétrole (dialogues)
 1933 I Will Love You Always (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1932 Student's Hotel (screenplay)
 1932 Sailor's Song
 1931 His Highness Love (adaptation)
 1931 Dragnet Night
 1931 À bas les hommes (Short)
 1928 Infernal Circle (as Henry Decoin)
 1926 The Small Parisian One (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 The Race for Love (as Henry Decoin)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Quinze combats" (aka "Fifteen Fights").

Alternate Names:

Henry Decoin

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