Family & Companions
Playwright Sacha Guitry turned his attention to film as a means of bringing his witty, inventive theatrical work to a wider audience. Although Guitry's films tended to be stagey, they evinced a subtle cinematic technique most evident in his masterpiece, "The Story of a Cheat" (1936).
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Wrote first play, "Yves le fou"
Began acting career with father's theater company
First acted in own piece, "Chez Les Zoaques"
Film debut, wrote, directed, and featured with his father in the short documentary, "Ceux de chez nous"
First US production, "The Lover of Camille," from his play, "Deburau"
Theater company tour of US and Canada
First feature length screenplay credit, "Le Blanc et le Noir"
Sound film debut, wrote, appeared in, and co-directed with Fernand Rivers, "Pasteur"
First credit as production supervisor, also wrote screenplay from his play, "L'Accroche-coeur/Riviera Express"
Imprisoned for two months after France's liberation, accused of collaborating with the enemy
Had charges against him dropped and ban on his work lifted
First lyrics credit, also screenplay, "Adhemar"
Final stage appearance in his play, "Palsambleu"
Final feature, appeared in, wrote, and co-directed with Clement Duhour, "Les Trois font la paire"
Last screenplay credit, film produced posthumously, "Au voleur"