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Tourneur, Maurice, 1876-1961


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  • Variants

    • Thomas, Maurice, 1876-1961
    • Thomas, Maurice Félix, 1876-1961
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1876-02-02
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1961-08-04
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1919
        • Organization: (naf) Associated Producers (1919-1921)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Eclair Film Company
        • Organization: (naf) World Film Corporation
        • Organization: (naf) Paragon Films
        • Organization: (naf) Equitable (Firm)
        • Organization: (naf) Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
        • Organization: (naf) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint-Martin-de-Belleville (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Fort Lee (N.J.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Associated Language

        fre
    • Field of Activity

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  • Sources

    • found: The Poor little rich girl [VR] c1986:credits (Maurice Tourneur)
    • found: Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen [MP] 1996:credits (director, Maurice Tourneur)
    • found: The last of the Mohicans, [20--?]:opening credits (directed by Clarence Brown & Maurice Tourneur)
    • found: Waldman, H. Maurice Tourneur, 2001:CIP t.p. (Maurice Tourneur) galley (b. as Maurice Thomas on Feb. 2, 1876, in Belleville, France; trained in decorative arts; early career as mag. and book illustrator, poster & fabric designer, interior decoration designer; later, stage actor; then motion picture director; worked in America, 1914-1926; became American citizen, 1921; returned to France in late 1920s)
    • found: Vazzana, E.M. Silent film necrology, ©2001:page 526 (Maurice Tourneur; director/producer; né Maurice Thomas; worked for Eclair, World, Paragon, Equitable, Paramount, and MGM; produced silent-film classics)
    • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's and video viewer's companion, 1993 :page 751 (Maurice Tourneur; born 1876; died 1961; real name, Maurice Thomas; French director who made some American films)
    • found: Katz, E. The film encyclopedia, ©2008:page 1423 (Maurice Tourneur; director; born Maurice Thomas, February 2, 1876, Paris; died 1961; directed numerous productions for Eclair, World, Paragon, Equitable, Paramount, and other studios)
    • found: IMDb, October 9, 2015(Maurice Tourneur; director, producer, writer; birth name: Maurice Félix Thomas; born February 2, 1876 in Belleville, France; died August 4, 1961, in Paris, France; co-founder of Associated Producers, Inc., 1919; founder/president of Maurice Tourneur Productions, formed in 1918; worked for Eclair American in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and World Film; a major director in the American movie industry)
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-01-28: new
    • 2015-11-20: revised
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