Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Guy Lefranc

Guy-André Lefranc was born on October 21, 1919 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. Guy was a director and screenwriter. He began his career as an assistant director on “: Adieu chérie” directed by Raymond Bernard and starring Danielle Darrieux and Louis Salou. He directed his first feature film in 1951 with “Knock” starring Louis Jouvet and would go on to direct over 30 films. Lefranc also wrote screenplays beginning with “La moucharde” in 1958.
Guy Lefranc was involved in only one Euro-western, directing Fernand Raynaud in the 1956 Euro-western “Fernand Cowboy”
Lefrance died on Febrauary 1, 1994 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, France. He was 75.
Today we remember Guy Lefranc on what would have been his 95th birthday.

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