Abel Gance

Abel Gance
1889 - 1981

Abel Gance  French Film Director


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 m...

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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)
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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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