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Henri Decoin (1890–1969)

Partly due to the uneven quality of his work,Henri Decoin remained an overlooked director.Born in 1890,he was a sports correspondent ,a novelist ,Gallone's assistant ,and a screenwriter, As a director ,some of his Films Noirs are simply stellar and deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as those of Clouzot and Duvivier . His first efforts (1933... See full bio »

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 1964 Pariahs of Glory (uncredited)
 1962 Where the Truth Lies (adaptation)
 1961 Le pavé de Paris (adaptation)
 1960 The Cat Shows Her Claws (adaptation)
 1959 Too Late to Love (writer)
 1958 La chatte (writer)
 1957 Everybody Wants to Kill Me (adaptation)
 1956 Folies-Bergère (adaptation)
 1955 The Case of Poisons (screenplay)
 1955 Razzia (adaptation)
 1954 One Step to Eternity (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1954 The Bed (segment "Billet de logement, Le")
 1954 The Scheming Women (screenplay)
 1953 Girls' Dormitory (writer)
 1953 The Lovers of Toledo (adaptation)
 1951 Boîte de nuit (dialogue)
 1951 Avalanche
 1951 Clara de Montargis (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Paris Incident (adaptation and dialogue)
 1949 Portrait of a Killer (screenplay)
 1949 Between Eleven and Midnight (adaptation - as Henry Decoin)
 1947 Clockface Cafe (screenplay)
 1946 Devil's Daughter (adaptation)
 1943 The London Man (adaptation)
 1942 The Big Fight (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1942 Love Marriage
 1942 The Benefactor (adaptation - uncredited)
 1942 Annette et la dame blonde (adaptation)
 1941 Her First Affair (screenplay)
 1938 She Returned at Dawn (writer)
 1937 Abused Confidence (adaptation - as Henry Decoin)
 1936 I Give My Life (adaptation)
 1936 Port Arthur
 1935 Roi de Camargue (scenario)
 1934 Poliche (as Henry Decoin)
 1934 Toboggan
 1933 The Blue Ones of the Sky (writer)
 1933 Les requins du pétrole (dialogues)
 1933 I Will Love You Always (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1932 Student's Hotel (screenplay)
 1932 Sailor's Song
 1931 À bas les hommes (Short)
 1931 The Unknown Singer (screenplay)
 1931 His Highness Love (adaptation)
 1931 Dragnet Night
 1928 Infernal Circle (as Henry Decoin)
 1926 The Small Parisian One (screenplay) / (story)
 1925 The Pedlar (as Henry Decoin)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Quinze combats" (aka "Fifteen Fights").

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Henry Decoin


Jeanne Charpenay  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

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Father of Didier Decoin. See more »

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