Louis Nalpas

Louis Nalpas (1884-1948) was a Greek-French film producer. He was a leading producer during the silent era, and was employed by the large French studio Pathé.[1]:30 He was behind the company's construction of the Victorine Studios in Nice in 1921, which attempted to create a version of Hollywood on the French Riviera.[1]:95 He then broke away to form his own production company.

Louis Nalpas
Born3 November 1884

Nalpas produced many of the early films of director Abel Gance. He was the maternal uncle of Antonin Artaud and was essential in establishing Artaud's career as a film actor.[2]:623

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  1. ^ a b Crisp, Colin (1997). The Classic French Cinema, 1930-1960. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-21115-6.
  2. ^ Artaud, Antonin (1988-10-10). Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-06443-0.

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