Pierre Chenal

Pierre Chenal

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1904-12-05 · Deathday: 1990-12-23 (86 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Bruxelles, Belgique

25 Movies

Biography

Pierre Chenal (French: [ʃənal]; 5 December 1904 – 23 December 1990) was a French director and screenwriter who flourished in the 1930s. He was married to Czech-born French film actress Florence Marly from 1937 to 1955.

Movies & TV shows

1970.

1 Movie

1963.

1 Movie

1960.

1 Movie
L’ultimo zar

L’ultimo zar

1960
Rasputin was a lusty steppes peasant, a god revealed, a cunning patriot, all that, or a mystifier? An intriguing biography.

1959.

1 Movie
Beast at Bay

Beast at Bay

1959
Melun was born in 1959 A wounded escapee of prison is found at the home of a young and attractive widow on the return to an auction. Daniel Morane is justifying his crimes. The young woman can convinc...

1958.

2 Movies
Sinners of Paris

Sinners of Paris

1958
A gang boss ordered the murder of a police inspector. The inspector knows that Vanel isn't going to stand trial for his crime, so he lays a subtle trap for him. A pair of scheming females defeated bot...

1956.

1 Movie
Missing Persons Section

Missing Persons Section

1956
The jealousy of his older, wealthy and unbalanced wife was caused by the love affair of an ex-convict with a showgirl. A murder plot, staged phoney suicide, and other twists and turns follow.

1952.

1 Movie
The idol

The idol

1952
Chilean film, part of the film noir genre, tells the story of a movie actor who becomes involved in a mysterious murder.

1951.

1 Movie
Native Son

Native Son

1951
Bigger Thomas is a young chauffeur trapped in an accidental murder in Richard Wright's novel.

1948.

1 Movie
Scandals of Clochemerle

Scandals of Clochemerle

1948
A small town is in turmoil over the construction of a public urinal. The military adds to the confusion by getting involved with the local women when the army is sent in to restore order.

1946.

1 Movie
Devil and the Angel

Devil and the Angel

1946
There is a man and a woman at a fair.

1945.

1 Movie
Se abre el abismo

Se abre el abismo

1945
The arbitrariness of an evil father leads his children to disobedience.

1944.

1 Movie
El muerto falta a la cita

El muerto falta a la cita

1944
On the night of his marriage a young man runs over a cyclist. He believes he is dead, he hides the body and a mysterious character appears.

1943.

1 Movie

1939.

1 Movie
The Last Turning

The Last Turning

1939
Frank ends up in a garage-truck stop in the middle of nowhere. Nick Marino is married to a sexy and mercenary woman half his age. Frank accepted Nick's offer to work for him. It is not for Nick's sake...

1938.

2 Movies
The Lafarge Case

The Lafarge Case

1938
The story of a poisoned wife who might have had her husband is based on true facts and was widely talked about in the 19th century.
Sirocco

Sirocco

1938
Matteo was a beggar and mystic in the native quarter of Sirocco. She fled to France as the mistress and wife of a wealthy archaeologist, and then as Matteo's child, whom he believes to be his own. Saf...

1937.

2 Movies
Feu Mathias Pascal

Feu Mathias Pascal

1937
Mathias Pascal, saddled with a stupid wife and a nagging mother-in-law, leaves home and is extremely lucky at several gambling resorts. He returns home and discovers that a drowned man, fished out of ...
L'alibi

L'alibi

1937
Paris in 1937. Winckler kills Gordon, a Chicago mobster, from the stage of a Parisian music hall, where he performs telepathy. Callas, the police officer who investigates the murder, doesn't like the ...

1936.

1 Movie
Les Mutinés de l'Elseneur

Les Mutinés de l'Elseneur

1936
A journalist takes command of a ship after the crew mutiny against the brutal captain. It was an adaptation of the novel The Mutiny of the Elsinore by Jack London.

1935.

2 Movies
Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

1935
Pierre Chenal's adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, starring Pierre Blanchar and Harry Baur. Bears the influence of German Expressionism and serves as an early forerunner of poetic realism.

1934.

1 Movie
Street Without a Name

Street Without a Name

1934
Italian and French workers live on a street in the Parisian banlieue. A mysterious character hides in this street when their neighborhood is demolished.

1932.

1 Movie
Small trades in Paris

Small trades in Paris

1932
Grinders, rag-men, China menders, mattress carders are among those small trades of yesteryear that have disappeared from our sight and fallen into oblivion. But way back in 1931 they were far from ext...

1929.

1 Movie
Paris Cinéma

Paris Cinéma

1929
The first behind-the-scenes documentary in the film industry, from the making of a camera to studio shooting and directing, including animation techniques. Pierre Chenal met a man in his workshop who ...
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