Le Somptier, René

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Le Somptier, René Gender: M
René Eugène Le Somptier
born on 12 November 1884 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Caen, France, 49n11, 0w21
Timezone LMT m0w21 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°34' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 21°37 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 03°04'


French filmmaker and journalist, who made his first short film, Poum à la chasse, in 1908 with his father as an actor. He was injured in World War I and after the war together with Charles Burguet made his first full-length film, La sultane de l’amour (1918).

In 1922 he produced La dame de Montsoreau based on a novel by Alexandre Dumas, starring Geneviève Félix. A colourized version was released in 1925.

He died on 23 September 1950, in Paris, aged 65.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate quoted in Michaël Mandl's CINÉMA MUET collection.


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist