Abel Gance

Abel Gance
1889 - 1981

Abel Gance  French Film Director


Abel Gance passed away on 10th Nov 1981 aged 92. His last relationship was when Marguerite Gance and Abel Gance were in a relationship.


Abel Gance was in a relationship with Marguerite Gance ( - present).


Abel Gance is a 92 year old French Film Director. Born on 25th October, 1889 in Paris, France, he is famous for J`accuse! (1919); La Roue (1923); Napoléon (1927). His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Abel Gance is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Paris, French male silent film actors and 20th-century French male actors.


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First Name Abel
Last Name Gance
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th October, 1889
Birthplace Paris, France
Died 10th November, 1981
Place of Death Paris, France
Cause of Death tuberculosis
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame J`accuse! (1919); La Roue (1923); Napoléon (1927)

Abel Gance (25 October 1889 – 10 November 1981) was a French film director and producer, writer and actor. A pioneer in the theory and practice of montage, he is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse (1919), La Roue (1923), and the monumental Napoléon (1927).

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thriftstorejunkieMar 3, 2009

Jean Cocteau once said, There is the cinema before and after La Roue (1923) as there is painting before and after Picasso, which couldn`t be more complementary to the genius and innovation of Abel Gance.

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