Le Somptier, René
|Birthname||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)|
|Astrology data||20°34' 21°37 Asc. 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.
Birth certificate quoted in Michaël Mandl's CINÉMA MUET collection.
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist