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Léo-Ernest Ouimet (1877–1972)

Leo-Ernest Ouimet, the French Canadian film pioneer who built the first, first-rate movie cathedral that was the forerunner for all the huge North American movie palaces that came after it, was born in Laval, Quebec, north of Montreal, in 1877. Educated as an electrical engineer, he entered show business by chance in 1901, when Montreal's Le ... See full bio »


(age 95) in Québec, Canada

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 1910 The Eucharist Congress in Montreal (Documentary short)
 1908 Mes espérances en 1908 (Documentary short)
 1908 Quebec: The Tercentenary Celebrations (Documentary short)
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 1908 Mes espérances en 1908 (Documentary short)
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 1924 Why Get Married? (producer)

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