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Henri Langlois (1914–1977)

Founder of the Cinématheque Française; the foremost and most famous film archivist of all time. Personally responsible for saving thousands of films, and popularizing the enjoyment of esoteric and lost masterpieces. See full bio »

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(age 62) in Paris, France

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Known For

Louis Lumière
Louis Lumière Himself
(1968)
Grierson
Grierson Himself (Cinémathèque française)
(1973)
Carl Th. Dreyer
Carl Th. Dreyer Himself
(1966)
Le métro
Le métro Director
(1934)

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 1971 Les yeux de maman sont des étoiles (producer - uncredited)
 1968 Le Dagmaluakh (producer - uncredited)
 1958 Spatiodynamisme (Short) (producer)
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5 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Louise Brooks] There is no Greta Garbo! There is no Marlene Dietrich! There is only Louise Brooks. See more »

Trivia:

Was the recipient of an Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences at the 46th Academy Awards ceremony held on April 2, 1974, for his work with the Cinematheque Francaise, the world's most prestiguous film archive. The Academy citation that accompanied the Oscar statuette praised Langlois for "his untiring devotion to the art of film, for his massive contributions towards ... See more »

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Scorpio

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