Léo Joannon (21 August 1904 – 28 March 1969) was a French writer and film director. Born in Aix-en-Provence, Joannon was originally a law student who became a novelist and journalist before entering the film industry in the 1920s as a cameraman.
Movies & TV shows
In the sunny landscapes of Provence ,Henri Arnaud is a conscientious law student who 's got a lovely girlfriend ,Tina .The person who used to pay for his studies dies and the poor young man's disposab...
Assassin in the Phonebook
Fernandel plays Albert, the unhappy brunt of jokes by his fellow office-workers who goes from the frying pan into the fire. Albert gets caught up in a robbery that also goes from bad to worse when it ...
Tant d'amour perdu
Here's a railway station. Next to it, there's generally a town; and in a town,there is love! The train arrives. Mr. Andrieu is expecting his sardines and both his daughters, back from winter sports.
After graduating from the Naples Conservatory, Vincenzo Bellini fell in love with Maddalena Fumaroli.
The Unfrocked One
Pierre is the title character in Le Defroque. Maurice is a former priest who was cast out by his church. Pierre Trabaud becomes convinced that Maurice has never lost his calling. He devotes his life t...
Le 84 prend des vacances
Gaston Bernod is a Parisian bus driver. Honest, upright and hard-working, he is held in high esteem by his superiors. Gaston has always pampered "his" bus, going as far as to equip it with a fuel-savi...
Two people are stuck on a toll. This was the last film they did together.
The story of two young rich people is told by Caprices. A famous actress is posing as a poor florist, while a distinguished society man is pretending to be a forger. In a series of adventures, this ga...
The scene of action embraces Tangier, Toulon and the Mediterranean, where Pierre Fresnay, Rolf Wanka and Kim Peacock, cast as captains of French, German and English boats, respectively, unite to rescu...
Le chanteur de minuit
Jean Bonnefoy, who has a talent for singing, is unemployed. So he is very happy the day he is offered a post as a music teacher in a college for young women. But he soon realizes the job is only a mix...
De Man Zonder Hart
Jean Sourdier killed him when his colleague presented him with evidence of his wife's infidelity. He wants to take revenge on his wife by killing Ninette, a daughter from her second marriage.
Quand Minuit Sonnera
A criminal is being blackmailed. The statutory limitation for the crime he committed begins at midnight.
Jean Verdier thinks his criminal past is behind him. He set fire to ships in an insurance scam when he was a member of a gang. He was kidnapped on his wedding day by members of the gang. He managed to...
Train de plaisir
Marguerite and Verdurin, both employed in l'Atout Prix, a store run by Prosper Biscoton, would like to take a vacation at the beach, but they need more money than they earn. They decide to trick their...