Marc Allégret
Date of Birth
Dec 22, 1900
Birth Place:
Basel, Switzerland

Biography

Older brother of director Yves Allegret; Allegret's first film was the 1927 documentary Voyage Au Congo, about the trip to Africa undertaken by his uncle, the author Andre Gide. He went on to assist directors Robert Florey and Augusto Genina, and in 1931 completed Le Blanc Et Le Noi for Florey and co-directed Les Amants De Minuit with Genina. That same year he made his solo directing debut,...