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Louis Mercanton (1879–1932)

Louis Mercanton was born in 1879 in Switzerland as Louis Samuel Eugène Mercanton. He was a director and writer, known for Les amours de la reine Élisabeth (1912), La petite bonne du palace (1926) and Le tournant (1918). He died on April 29, 1932 in Paris, France. See full bio »


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(age 53) in Paris, France

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Le tournant
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 1932 Passionnément (co-director)
 1932 Cognasse
 1931 La disparue (Short)
 1931 Octave (Short)
 1931 Ohé! Ohé! (Short)
 1931 Popaul veut dormir (Short)
 1931 Une idée de génie (Short)
 1931 Marions-nous
 1931 En zinc sec (Short)
 1931 La girouette sur le toit (Short)
 1931 La malle (Short)
 1931 Le Bouif au salon (Short)
 1931 Le collier de perles (Short)
 1931 Le garçon de café (Short)
 1931 Le meeting (Short)
 1931 Les rois mages (Short)
 1931 Par T.S.F. (Short)
 1931 Pas d'histoires (Short)
 1931 Sur le tas de sable (Short)
 1931 Un joli succès (Short)
 1930 Bon appétit Messieurs (Short)
 1930 La lettre
 1930 Chérie
 1930 The Brat
 1930 Le mystère de la villa rose (co-director)
 1929 Vénus
 1928 Croquette
 1925 Monte Carlo
 1923 Sarati, le terrible (co-director)
 1923 Aux jardins de Murcie (co-director)
 1922 Phroso
 1918 Bouclette (co-director)
 1918 Oh! Ce baiser! (co-director)
 1918 Le tournant (Short) (co-director)
 1918 Un roman d'amour et d'aventures (co-director)
 1917 Le tablier blanc (co-director)
 1917 Le torrent (co-director)
 1917 Midinettes (co-director)
 1917 Mères françaises (co-director)
 1917 La p'tite du sixième (co-director)
 1916 Le lotus d'or
 1916 Manuella (Short) (co-director)
 1916 Suzanne, professeur de flirt (co-director)
 1916 Suzanne (co-director)
 1915 Jeanne Doré (co-director)
 1915 Sadounah (co-director)
 1914 La remplaçante (Short) (co-director)
 1914 Vendetta (co-director)
 1914 Anne Boleyn (Short) (co-director)
 1913 Le spectre du passé (Short) (co-director)
 1913 Adrienne Lecouvreur (Short) (co-director)
 1912 Les amours de la reine Élisabeth (Short) (co-director)
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Educated in England. Made his theatrical acting debut in South Africa in 1904. Returned to England as stage manager for Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree. In 1911, became artistic director of the Anglo-French society L'eclipse. Had a successful career as a director during the 1910's and 20's, beginning with four films which starred the celebrated stage actress Sarah Bernhardt. See more »

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