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Marcel Pagnol (February 28, 1895 - April 18, 1974) was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ...

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Biography

Born February 28, 1895 in Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône département, in southern France near Marseille, the son of school teacher Joseph Pagnol and seamstress Augustine Lansot, Marcel Pagnol grew up in Marseille with his younger brother Paul, Rene, and younger sister Germaine. He learned how to read at a young age to his father's amazement but his mother did not allow him to touch a book until he was six by his mother "for fear of cerebral explosion".[1] During this time he spend many summers with his family in a house in the hills near Aubagne. At the age of 15 he wrote his first play and followed his father's footsteps and became an English teacher for many secondary schools. However he quit being a English teacher when he went to Paris. Instead he devoted his life to playwrighting, which led to his first play "Merchants of Glory" in 1924. In 1929 he wrote "Marius" for the Paris Theatre. "Marius" would also be latered turned into a film in 1929, Marcel's first film. February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Aubagne is a small city and a commune of the Bouches-du-Rhône département in southern France, located 17 km east of Marseille. ... Bouches-du-Rhône is a département in the south of France named after the mouth of the Rhône River. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to English counties. ... city flag coat of arms Motto: By her great deeds, Marseille shines in the world Coordinates : , Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 16 arrondissements (in 8 secteurs) Département Bouches-du-Rhône (13) Région Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin (UMP) (since 1995... city flag coat of arms Motto: By her great deeds, Marseille shines in the world Coordinates : , Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 16 arrondissements (in 8 secteurs) Département Bouches-du-Rhône (13) Région Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin (UMP) (since 1995...


In 1916 he married Simonne Coline in Marseille, to the displeasure of his father Joseph.[[2]]


In 1945 he married Jacqueline Bouvier.


Marcel Pagnol was elected a member of the Académie Française in 1946. He was the first film maker ever to receive this honour. The Académie française, or French Academy, is the pre-eminent French learned body on matters pertaining to the French language. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


He died in Paris on April 18, 1974. The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, as viewed from the Trocadéro This article is about the capital and largest city in France. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


His novel L'Eau des collines was made into the award winning films Jean de Florette and Manon des sources by Claude Berri. His novels La gloire de mon père and Le château de ma mère were made into acclaimed movies by Yves Robert. Jean de Florette is a novel by Marcel Pagnol, published in 1966. ... Manon des sources (Manon of the Springs) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language motion picture. ... Claude Berri (born July 1, 1934) is a French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... This article or section needs to be wikified. ... Yves Robert (June 21, 1920 – May 10, 2002) was a French actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. ...


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1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Gaius Marius (Latin: C·MARIVS·C·F·C·N)¹ (157 BC - January 13, 86 BC) was a Roman general and politician elected Consul an unprecedented seven times during his career. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Look up Fanny, fanny in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Cesar (Spanish and French for Caesar) may refer to: Cesar Department, Colombia César Award people: César Chávez César Baldaccini aka. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... This article or section needs to be wikified. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Autobiography is an account of a persons life written by that person For music albums named Autobiography, see Autobiography (album) An autobiography (from the Greek auton, self, bios, life and graphein, write) is a biography written by the subject or composed conjointly with a collaborative writer (styled as... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean de Florette is a novel by Marcel Pagnol, published in 1966. ... Manon des sources (Manon of the Springs) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language motion picture. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...

Filmography, as director

1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Cesar (Spanish and French for Caesar) may refer to: Cesar Department, Colombia César Award people: César Chávez César Baldaccini aka. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Topaze is the designation of a French sounding rocket. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (May 8, 1903 – February 26, 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor. ... Manon des sources (Manon of the Springs) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language motion picture. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Manon des sources (Manon of the Springs) is a critically acclaimed and commercially successful 1986 French language motion picture. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Preceded by:
Maurice Donnay
Seat 25
Académie française
1946-1974
Succeeded by:
Jean Bernard

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Marcel Pagnol (1882 words)
Pagnol learned to read at an early age, but until the age of six he was not allowed to open a book, "for fear of cerebral explosion," as his mother believed could happen.
Pagnol wrote his first play for the local group when he was only 15.
Pagnol saw cinema as a new minor art, stating in 1933 that the cinema "should confine itself to photographing theater." He also saw potentialities for the filming of a drama: "The art of theater is being revived in another form and will begin to enjoy an unprecedented success...
Marcel Pagnol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (364 words)
Marcel Pagnol (February 28, 1895 - April 18, 1974) was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker.
Born February 28, 1895 in Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône département, in southern France near Marseille, the son of school teacher Joseph Pagnol and seamstress Augustine Lansot, Marcel Pagnol grew up in Marseille with his younger brother Paul, Rene, and younger sister Germaine.
Marcel Pagnol was elected a member of the Académie Française in 1946.
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