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Jean-Paul Le Chanois (1909–1985)

Jean-Paul Le Chanois was born on October 25, 1909 in Paris, France as Jean-Paul Dreyfus. He was a writer and director, known for Papa, Mama, the Maid and I (1954), Les Misérables (1958) and The Case of Dr. Laurent (1957). He was married to Silvia Monfort. He died on July 8, 1985 in Paris. See full bio »


(age 75) in Paris, France

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 1973 La paroi (TV Movie)
 1971 Madame êtes-vous libre? (TV Series)
 1962 Mandrin (dialogue)
 1962 The Fabiani Affair (adaptation)
 1960 Love and the Frenchwoman (adaptation and dialogue: "La Femme seule")
 1958 Les Misérables (writer)
 1957 The Case of Dr. Laurent (adaptation & dialogue) / (scenario)
 1955 Papa, Mama, My Wife and Me (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1955 The Fugitives
 1955 Magic Village (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Papa, Mama, the Maid and I (dialogue) / (screenplay - as J.P. Le Chanois)
 1953 Alarm in Morocco (dialogue)
 1953 Taxi (story "Sans laisser d'adresse")
 1952/I Matrimonial Agency (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1952 The House on the Dune (dialogue)
 1951 Without Leaving an Address (adaptation - uncredited) / (dialogue)
 1949 Marlène (story)
 1949 L'école buissonnière (writer)
 1949 Fandango (adaptation - as J.-P. Le Chanois) / (dialogue - as J.-P. Le Chanois)
 1948 Dilemma of Two Angels (scenario and dialogue)
 1948 La dame d'onze heures (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1948 L'idole (writer)
 1946 Her Last Part (as J.P. Lechannois)
 1944 Cecile Is Dead (adaptation)
 1943 Vingt-cinq ans de bonheur (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1943 Carnival of Sinners (dialogue - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1943 Picpus (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1942 Huit hommes dans un château (adaptation - as Jean Le Chanois) / (dialogue - as Jean Le Chanois)
 1942 Le moussaillon (adaptation)
 1940 Une idée à l'eau (as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
 1938 The Time of the Cherries (dialogue - as Jean-Paul Dreyfus) / (screenplay - as Jean-Paul Dreyfus)
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Alternate Names:

J.P. Dreyfus | Jean-Paul Dreyfus | J.-P. Le Chanois | J.P. Le Chanois | Jean Le Chanois | J.P. Lechannois

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French director, who was a member of the French Resistance during World War II. He was strongly affiliated with the French Communist Party.

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