Marcel Pagnol
Date of Birth
Feb 28, 1895
Birth Place:
Aubagne, France

Biography

French filmmaker Marcel Pagnol began his career as an English teacher in the Marseilles region; in his free time he continued, as he had done since he was 15, to write plays. In 1922, he began teaching in Paris. While he'd had several of his plays produced in Marseilles, he was pleased and surprised to discover that Parisian theaters were also interested in his work; he soon abandoned teaching to...