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Léon Barsacq

Léon Barsacq


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Also Known As: Died: December 23, 1969
Born: October 18, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Russia Profession: Art Director ...


Art Director (feature film)

Symphony for a Massacre (1965) as Art Director
The Visit (1964) as Art Director
Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and cunning, she has returned as a multi-millionaire for a visit. The town lays out the red carpet expecting big things from Carla, only to learn that her sole purpose is to see Serge Miller killed...
Three Fables of Love (1963) as Art dir for "Two Pigeons"
Cross of the Living (1963) as Art Director
The Longest Day (1962) as Art Director
The Allied forces launch the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France.
House of Lovers (1957) as Art Direction
In turn-of-the-century Paris, a broke young man gets a job working in draper's shop run by an older woman and her two lovely young asssistants. Eventually, much romantic fooling around ensues.
Gates of Paris (1957) as Art Direction
A drunk and his friend take in a small time gangster, seeking refuge, form an odd friendship with him, but when he begins to con an innocent girl in the neighborhood they try to put a stop to it.
The Grand Maneuver (1955) as Art Direction
An officer makes a bet that he can seduce a beautiful lady in his town before he is sent to training camp for the summer.
Diabolique (1955)
A cruel man's wife and lover plot to kill him.
Le Grand Jeu (1954) as Art Direction
Beauties of the Night (1952) as Art Direction
Young Claude, teacher by day, is a struggling composer by night. Alas, everyone around him seems to prefer noise to music. But in his dreams, he lives in other eras where he is appreciated, lionized, and the conquerer of delicious women (idealized forms of women he's seen in waking life). The dreams are suitably dreamlike, yet have a kind of reality, for he revisits them after waking. The conflict between waking and dream worlds leads to amusing, strange, even fantastic situations. Which world will prevail?
Beauty and the Devil (1949) as Art Direction
Professor Henri Faust, retiring after 50 years as an alchemist in a circa-1700 university, despairs at still knowing nothing of the true secrets of nature...whereupon his old acquaintance Mephistopheles, servant of Lucifer, appears and grants him youth and a new life. But with youth, Faust's interest is diverted from science to women. And Mephistopheles, who has taken on the guise of the elderly Faust that was, sets many snares for his young friend's slippery soul...
Man About Town (1947) as Decors [Art dir]
A womanizing film director takes on a pretty protegee in early 20th-century Paris.
L'Idiot (1946) as Art Direction
Muichkine, a young Russian prince, returns home to St. Petersburg from a mental institution, determined to spread decency and kindness in the harsh and cruel world. He becomes betrothed to an innocent young girl while trying to save a less-innocent woman from her own travail, but jealousy and his own naivete conjoin to bring about unimaginable tragedy.
Children Of Paradise (1945) as Art Direction
In 19th-Century Paris, four men with very different intentions court a sideshow performer.
La Marseillaise (1938) as Art Direction
A news-reel like movie about early part of the Frensh Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, showing their own small problems.

Art Department (feature film)

House of Lovers (1957) as Set Decorator
In turn-of-the-century Paris, a broke young man gets a job working in draper's shop run by an older woman and her two lovely young asssistants. Eventually, much romantic fooling around ensues.

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