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François Chalais (1919–1996)

François Chalais was born on December 15, 1919 in Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France as François Charles Bauer. He was a director and writer, known for Portrait of a Killer (1949), La belle et le tzigane (1958) and Girls' Dormitory (1953). He was married to Mei Chen Chalais and France Roche. He died on May 1, 1996 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 76) in Paris, France

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 1959-1966 Reflets de Cannes (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 1965 Cinéma (TV Series documentary)
 1964 Le coup du mepris (TV Short documentary)
 1964 L'été en hiver (TV Movie)
 1962 Le chien (TV Movie)
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Book: " Les chocolats de l'entracte". Paris : Stock See more »


Mei Chen Chalais  (his death) | See more »

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He was an author, a journalist, a film critic and artists interviewer for French television. See more »

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