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Maurice Dekobra (1883–1973)

Maurice Dekobra was born on May 28, 1883 in Paris, France as Maurice Tessier. He was a writer and director, known for La rafle est pour ce soir (1954), Minuit... place Pigalle (1928) and Opération Magali (1953). He died on June 1, 1973 in Paris. See full bio »


(age 90) in Paris, France

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 2003 Satan refuse du monde (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Les amours des années folles (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Prince ou pitre (1980) ... (novel)
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The General's War with Scotland (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Quelque part en France (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1956 Soupçons (novel "La Pavane des Poisons")
 1955 La madone des sleepings (novel)
 1953 Opération Magali (novel) / (screenplay)
 1951 Hell Is Sold Out (novel)
 1951 Sérénade au bourreau (novel) / (screenplay)
 1950 Secret Document: Vienna (novel)
 1942 Gambling Hell (novel)
 1939 Quartier latin (writer)
 1937 Yoshiwara (novel)
 1936 La gondole aux chimères (dialogue) / (novel)
 1934 Minuit... place Pigalle (novel)
 1931 Friends and Lovers (novel "Le sphinx a parlé" - as Maurice DeKobra)
 1929 Quartier Latin (idea & manuscript)
 1928 Minuit... place Pigalle (novel) / (screenplay)
 1928 Mon coeur au ralenti (novel)
 1928 Prince or Clown (novel)
 1927 Liebe geht seltsame Wege (novel "La Girl aux mains fines") / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Aux cent mille sourires" See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Maurice DeKobra

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Fought in the French army during World War I, from 1914-18. Won the Legion of Honor for bravery in combat.


M. Tessier

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