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René Clair

René ClairAKA René-Lucien Chomette

Born: 11-Nov-1898
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 15-Mar-1981
Location of death: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Neuilly-sur-Seine, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Film Director

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Silent film director, Paris qui dort

Charlie Chaplin was accused of plagiarising Clair's À nous la liberté (1931) in his Modern Times (1936), though Chaplin claimed not to have seen the film and Clair distanced himself from the claim.

Brother: Henri Chomette (director)

    Gates of Paris (20-Sep-1957)
    Les grandes manoeuvres (25-Oct-1955)
    Beauties of the Night (Sep-1952)
    Beauty and the Devil (16-Mar-1950)
    Man About Town (21-May-1947)
    And Then There Were None (31-Oct-1945)
    It Happened Tomorrow (28-May-1944)
    Forever and a Day (21-Jan-1943)
    I Married a Witch (30-Oct-1942)
    The Flame of New Orleans (24-Apr-1941)
    The Ghost Goes West (17-Dec-1935)
    À nous la liberté (18-Dec-1931)
    Le Million (15-Apr-1931)
    Under the Roofs of Paris (2-Jan-1930)
    The Horse Ate the Hat (13-Jan-1928)
    The Crazy Ray (6-Feb-1925)
    Entr'acte (1924)

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