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Louis Verneuil

Screenwriter / Playwright | * 05/14/1893 († 59, 11/03/1952)
Louis Jacques Marie Collin du Bocage (14 May 1893 – 3 November 1952), better known by the pen name Louis Verneuil, was a French playwright, screenwriter, and actor. Born in Paris, Verneuil wrote approximately sixty plays and was best known for comedy. Many of his works were produced on Broadway including Monsieur Lamberthier, adapted into Jealousy (1928) starring John Halliday and Fay Bainter, and subsequently adapted again in 1946 as Obsession with Eugenie Leontovich and Basil Rathbone; and Affairs of State (1950) which starred Celeste Holm and Harry Bannister. Affairs of State ran for 610 performances at the Music Box Theatre and was the first work Verneuil wrote in English. His screenwriting credits include Avec Le Sourire (With a Smile) (1936) which starred Maurice Chevalier, and Cosas de mujer (Feminine Wiles) (1951). The Bette Davis film Deception (1946) was a third adaptation of his Monsieur Lamberthier. Verneuil was once married to Lysiane Bernhardt, the granddaughter of Sarah Bernhardt. Verneuil committed suicide at the age of 59 by slashing his throat. Police found his body in a bathtub. Verneuil is buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery. ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Music | Drama

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Movies with Louis Verneuil as Crew(27)

Writing/Writer1990 Min Syster och jag
Writing/Author1984 La Pomme
Writing/Writer1983 Mademoiselle ma mère
Writing/Author1981 Le traité d'Auteuil
Writing/Author1974 L'amant de Madame Vidal
Writing/Writer1972 L'École des contribuables
Writing/Author1972 L'École des contribuables
Writing/Writer1968 Azaïs
Writing/Author1967 Pour avoir Adrienne
Writing/Theatre Play1946 Deception
Writing/Theatre Play1940 Medio millón por una mujer
Writing/Theatre Play1937 True Confession
Writing/Theatre Play1937 The Virgin Bride
Writing/Writer1936 With a Smile
Writing/Dialogue1936 The King
Writing/Story1934 Caprice de princesse
Writing/Writer1934 Caprice de princesse
Writing/Screenplay1934 L'École des contribuables
Writing/Writer1934 La banque Némo
Writing/Dialogue1933 Tout pour l'amour
Writing/Theatre Play1932 Vous serez ma femme
Writing/Dialogue1932 Vous serez ma femme
Writing/Theatre Play1932 Der Frechdachs
Writing/Theatre Play1930 Murder for Sale
Writing/Writer1930 The Road to Paradise
Writing/Theatre Play1927 The World At Her Feet
Writing/Theatre Play1924 Who Is the Man?

Citizenship: France
Born: Sunday, 05/14 1893 (May) in Paris
Died: Monday, 11/03 1952 (November) in Paris (aged: 59)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: French (FR, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Lysiane Bernhardt
Louis Verneuil frequently works together with these people:
Georges Berr (9x, Crew)
Donald Cardwell (7x, Crew)
Robert Manuel (6x, Actor)
Pierre Sabbagh (5x, Crew)
Roger Harth (5x, Crew)
Irma von Cube (4x, Crew)
Alain Feydeau (3x, Actor)
Marc Dudicourt (3x, Actor)
Marie Leonetti (3x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:923266, Added: 11/20/2018, Last updated: 02/14/2020