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Segundo de Chomón (1871–1929)

Segundo de Chomón became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries and managing a factory for the coloring of Pathé films. He began shooting footage of Spanish locations for the company, then in 1905 moved to ... See full bio »


(age 57) in Paris, France

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Whimsical People Director
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 1996 Méliès, los Orígenes (Video documentary) (segment "Le voyage sur Jupiter", uncredited)
 1923 Lulù (Short)
 1917 The War and the Dream of Momi (Short) (co-director)
 1913 Le cottage hanté (Short)
 1913 Excursion dans les Pyrénées espagnoles (Documentary short)
 1913 The Great Aerial Disaster (Short)
 1913 Excursion à Montserrat (Short documentary)
 1913 Rocambole's Gloves (Short)
 1912 Barcelone, principale ville de la Catalogne (Documentary short)
 1912 La casa de los duendes (Short)
 1912 Le génie du feu (Short)
 1912 Physique diabolique (Short)
 1912 The Tapeworm (Short)
 1912 Metamorphoses (Short)
 1912 Superstition andalouse (Short)
 1912 Gerone, the Venice of Spain (Documentary short)
 1912 L'iris fantastique (Short)
 1912 Pulgarcito (Short)
 1912 L'antique Tolède (Documentary short)
 1911 Adiós de un artista (Short)
 1911 Barcelona and Its Park (Documentary short)
 1911 Barcelone et son parc (Documentary short) (uncredited)
 1911 El puente de la muerte (Short)
 1911 El puñado de rosas (Short)
 1911 One Night on the Roofs (Short)
 1911 Sierra del Montseny (Documentary short)
 1911 Spanish Army: The Riding School (Documentary short)
 1911 The Talisman of the Tramp (Short)
 1911 Una excursión a la Isla de Mallorca (Documentary short)
 1911 Zidor's Nameday (Short)
 1911 Her Life for Her Country (Short) (co-director)
 1910 A Fallen Spirit (Short)
 1910 Amor gitano
 1910 Carceleras (Short)
 1910 El burro de tres colores (Short)
 1910 El ejemplo (Short)
 1910 El picador Sabañón (Short)
 1910 El puñao de rosas (Short)
 1910 Flores y perlas (Short)
 1910 La banda de Bastardia (Short)
 1910 La danse du feu (Short)
 1910 La expiación (Short)
 1910 La fatalidad (Short)
 1910 La fecha de Pepín (Short)
 1910 La gratitud de las flores (Short)
 1910 La hija del guardacostas (Short)
 1910 La manta del caballo (Short)
 1910 La tempranica (Short)
 1910 Los dulces de Arturo (Short)
 1910 Los guapos (Short)
 1910 Los pobres de levita (Short)
 1910 Monologo (Short)
 1910 Pildoras Maravillosas (Short)
 1910 Plus de progrès (Short)
 1910 San Anton's Feast (Short)
 1910 Sueño de amor (Short)
 1910 Tesoro por tesoro (Short)
 1910 Una farsa de colas (Short)
 1910 Una mala noche (Short)
 1910 Un marido original (Short)
 1910 Venganza de un carbonero (Short)
 1910 Wonderful Plates (Short)
 1910 Inside the Earth (Short)
 1909 Amusing Transformations (Short)
 1909 Fantasy (Short)
 1909 Faustine (Short)
 1909 Flim-Flam (Short)
 1909 Mars (Short)
 1909 Nicole the Idiot (Short)
 1909 Serpentine Dance (Short)
 1909 The Haunted Hotel (Short)
 1909 The King of the Alders (Short)
 1909 The Legend of Silk (Short)
 1909 The Monster Eater (Short)
 1909 Marvelous Garlands (Short)
 1909 The Music Lesson (Short)
 1909 A Panicky Picnic (Short)
 1909 A Trip to Jupiter (Short)
 1909 Fantastic Heads (Short)
 1909 The Invisible Thief (Short)
 1909 A Sinister Farce (Short)
 1909 Playing Patience (Short)
 1909 The Fairy's Presents (Short)
 1909 Satan's Smithy (Short)
 1909 The Witch's Donkey (Short)
 1909 An Awful Symphony (Short)
 1909 Tom Thumb (Short)
 1909 Paper Cock-a-Doodles (Short)
 1908 Aunt Sally's Outing (Short)
 1908 Fresh Water Is Expensive (Short)
 1908 Impossible to Sit Down (Short)
 1908 Le Miroir Magique (Short)
 1908 Les incompréhensibles (Short)
 1908 Le voleur mystérieux (Short)
 1908 Microscopic Dancer (Short)
 1908 Misole's Puppets (Short)
 1908 Money Factory (Short)
 1908 The Alcohol Ring (Short)
 1908 The Chinese Shadows (Short)
 1908 The Little Chicken (Short)
 1908 The Living Toys (Short)
 1908 The Magic Table (Short)
 1908 The Secret Suitcase (Short)
 1908 Voyage original (Short)
 1908 Wonderful Eggs (Short)
 1908 Modern Magic (Short)
 1908 Her Flowers (Short)
 1908 Cave of the Spooks (Short)
 1908 The Magic Album (Short)
 1908 The Electric Hotel (Short)
 1908 The Fakir's Dream (Short)
 1908 The Mysterious Knight (Short)
 1908 Spooks Do the Moving (Short)
 1908 The Brahmin's Miracle (Short)
 1908 Cuisine magnétique (as Chomont)
 1908 Unusual Cooking (Short)
 1908 Grotesques (Short)
 1908 The Bee and the Rose (Short)
 1908 Magnetic Removal (Short) (as Chomont)
 1908 Mysterious Flames (Short)
 1908 Legend of a Ghost (Short)
 1908 Magic Dice (Short)
 1908 Japanese Butterflies (Short)
 1908 Haunted Castle (Short)
 1908 Diabolical Pickpocket (Short)
 1908 A Peaceful Inn (Short)
 1908 The Frog (Short)
 1908 Toula's Dream (Short)
 1908 Artistic Rag-Pickers (Short)
 1908 Excursion to the Moon (Short)
 1908 Magic Bricks (Short)
 1908 Modern Sculptors (Short) (as Chomont)
 1908 The Gold Spider (Short)
 1908 Animated Portraits (Short)
 1908 Scullion's Dream (Short)
 1908 The Witch's Secret (Short)
 1908 A New Way of Traveling (Short)
 1908 Whimsical People (Short)
 1907 La danza de las mariposas (Documentary)
 1907 Metempsychosis (Short) (co-director)
 1907 The Fantastic Dragon (Short)
 1907 Weird Fancies (Short)
 1907 The Magic Mirror (Short)
 1907 The Witch's Kiss (Short)
 1907 Kiri-Kis (Short)
 1907 La maison morcelée (Short)
 1907 Music, Forward! (Short)
 1907 The Forge of Hell (Short)
 1907 The Enchanted Pond (Short)
 1907 The Cigar Box (Short)
 1907 Enchanted Glasses (Short)
 1907 The Mysterious Armor (Short)
 1907 The Red Spectre (Short) (co-director)
 1907 The Living Silhouette (Short)
 1907 The Express Sculptor (Documentary short)
 1907 Chrysanthemums (Short)
 1907 Easter Eggs (Short)
 1907 Weird Fantasies (Short)
 1907 The Fantastic Umbrella (Short)
 1907 Poor Little Mites (Short)
 1907 Haunted Kitchen (Short)
 1907 The Tulips (Short)
 1907 Wonderful Flames (Short)
 1907 The Golden Beetle (Short)
 1907 What a Yawn Did (Short)
 1907 The Charmer (Short)
 1907 The Magician from Arabia (Short)
 1906 A Hundred Tricks (Short)
 1906 Electric Current (Short)
 1906 Magic Roses (Short)
 1906 Obsession for Billiards (Short)
 1906 Royal Bullfights in Madrid (Documentary short)
 1906 The Good Judge (Short)
 1906 The Bewitched Shepherd (Short)
 1906 The Magic Flute (Short)
 1906 The Troubadour (Short)
 1906 The Pigeon Fairy (Short) (co-director)
 1906 L'obsession de l'or (Short)
 1906 The Vacuum Cleaner (Short)
 1906 Musical Nightmare (Short)
 1906 A Funny Shave (Short)
 1906 Miniature Theatre (Short)
 1906 The Fantastic Diver (Short)
 1906 The Man with 36 Heads (Short)
 1906 The Last Witch (Short)
 1906 The House of Ghosts (Short)
 1905 A Dreadful Night (Short)
 1905 Catarineta (Short)
 1905 Eclipse de sol (Documentary short)
 1905 Los duros que no pasen (Documentary short)
 1905 Los sitios de Chile (Short)
 1905 Se da de comer (Short)
 1905 Soiree agitada (Short)
 1905 Una broma de carnaval (Short)
 1905 Wonderful Creations (Short)
 1905 Stunning Creations (Short)
 1905 King of Dollars (Short)
 1904 El teléfono (Short)
 1904 Los guapos del parque (Short)
 1904 Barcelona Park at Twilight (Documentary short)
 1903 Bullfight at the Barcelona Arena (Documentary short)
 1903 View of Barcelona and Surroundings (Documentary short)
 1903 Infanterie espagnole - Défilé en bataille (Documentary short)
 1902 Collission of Trains (Documentary short)
 1902 Loie Fuller (Documentary short)
 1902 Montserrat (Documentary short)
 1902 The Spring Fairy (Short)
 1901 Descending Mt. Serrat in Spain (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Chomont | Segundo de Chomon


5' 7¼" (1.71 m)


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Joined Pathe Laboratories in 1901 where he specialized in adding color to film.

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