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Armand Thirard (1899–1973)

Armand Thirard was born on October 25, 1899 in Mantes-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Oise [now Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines], France as Armand Henri Julien Thirard. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Diabolique (1955), The Wages of Fear (1953) and Remorques (1941). He died on November 12, 1973 in Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France. See full bio »

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Known For

Diabolique Cinematographer
The Wages of Fear Cinematographer
Remorques Cinematographer
A Man's Head Cinematographer


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 1967 Messa da Requiem von Giuseppe Verdi (TV Special documentary)
 1966 Soleil noir
 1965 Die Kunst des Dirigierens (TV Series)
 1962 Le Tartuffe (TV Movie) (as A. Thirard)
 1962 Ladies' Man (director of photography)
 1962 Tales of Paris (segments "Françoise", "Sophie")
 1961 House of Sin
 1961 The Three Musketeers: Part I - The Queen's Diamonds (director of photography)
 1961 Goodbye Again (photographed by)
 1960 La Vérité
 1959 Time Bomb
 1955 Diabolique (director of photography)
 1954 Miss Nitouche
 1953 Act of Love
 1950 Utopia
 1950 Miquette
 1949 Manon (director of photography)
 1948 Monelle
 1947 Man About Town (as A. Thirard)
 1945 Farandole
 1943 Adrien
 1942 Simplet
 1941 Remorques (as A. Thirard)
 1941 Sins of Youth
 1941 Volpone
 1939 Fric-Frac
 1938 Le dompteur
 1938 Hotel du Nord
 1938 Tricoche et Cacolet (as Thirard)
 1938 Le patriote
 1938 Storm
 1937 Heart of Paris (as A. Thirard)
 1937 La dame de pique (as Thirard)
 1936 With a Smile
 1936 Les jumeaux de Brighton (as Thirard)
 1936 La peur
 1936 Mayerling (as Thirard)
 1935 Black Eyes (as Thirard)
 1935 Bourrasque
 1934 L'aventurier
 1934 S.S. Tenacity
 1933 Weaker Sex
 1933 A Man's Head
 1932 Poil de carotte (as Thirard)
 1931 Coquecigrole
 1931 Le bal
 1931 Der Ball
 1931 Azaïs
 1931 David Golder
 1929 Maman Colibri
 1928 L'eau du Nil
 1927 Fleur d'amour
 1927 Revelation
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Alternate Names:

A. Thirard | Thirard

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Former actor, turned cinematographer in 1926. Best known for his work for illustrious directors Henri-Georges Clouzot and Julien Duvivier.

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