Louis de Rochemont
Date of Birth
Jan 13, 1899
Birth Place:
Chelsea, MA


In 1934, American producer Louis de Rochemont along with Roy E. Larsen from Time, Inc created the innovative March of Time documentary newsreels that differed from other newsreels by offering detailed, lively accounts and dramatizations of current news. De Rochemont directed the first episode, "The Ramparts We Watch," a chronicle of the effects of Europe's WW II upon average Americans. Prior to...