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Jacques Feyder (1885–1948)


Jacques Feyder was born on July 21, 1885 in Ixelles, Brabant, Belgium as Jacques Léon Louis Frédérix. He was a director and writer, known for Carnival in Flanders (1935), Pension Mimosas (1935) and Le grand jeu (1934). He was married to Françoise Rosay. He died on May 24, 1948 in Rive-de-Prangins, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

Carnival in Flanders
(1935)
Pension Mimosas
Pension Mimosas Director
(1935)
Le grand jeu
Le grand jeu Director
(1934)
Fahrendes Volk
Fahrendes Volk Director
(1938)

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 1947 Matura-Reise (supervising)
 1946 Macadam
 1934 Le grand jeu
 1931 Son of India
 1931 Révolte dans la prison (replaced during production)
 1931 Daybreak
 1930/II Anna Christie
 1930 Olympia
 1929 The Kiss
 1926 Au pays du roi lépreux (Short)
 1926 Carmen
 1923 Das Bildnis
 1922 Crainquebille
 1918 La faute d'orthographe (Short)
 1917 Le frère de lait (Short)
 1917 Le ravin sans fond (co-director)
 1917 Le billard cassé (Short)
 1916 Biscot se trompe d'étage (Short)
 1916 L'homme de compagnie (Short)
 1916 La pièce de dix sous (Short)
 1916 La trouvaille de Buchu (Short)
 1916 Le bluff (Short)
 1916 Le destin est maître (Short)
 1916 Le pied qui étreint (Short)
 1916 Monsieur Pinson policier (Short) (co-director)
 1916 Un conseil d'ami (Short)
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I am only a craftsman working in a very big industry that in a third of a century conquered the markets, caught up the oldest and most important human activities like metallurgy or motor-engineering and may be compared with press for its social influence and its power in spreading ideas.

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Stage actor from 1912. Wrote and directed short features for Gaumont from 1916. Front-line military service during World War I. Directed Missing Husbands (1921), shot on location in the Sahara, followed by another big success, Crainquebille (1922) two years later. Briefly with MGM in Hollywood, 1928-32, but did not enjoy the experience and returned to France. Directed his best film, Carnival in ... See more »

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