Pierre Chevalier (director)

Pierre Chevalier (born in Orbec, France on 23 March 1915; died on 10 February 2005[1]) was a French film director and screenwriter. His films included mainstream, erotic and pornographic films. Horror film buffs know him for his 1971 opus Orloff and the Invisible Man (a.k.a. The Invisible Dead).[2]

Pierre Chevalier

He also assisted well-known directors in films, notably with Henri Verneuil, René Clément, Jesus Franco and others. Chevalier directed four films with French actress Alice Arno. He served as art director on Jesus Franco's Man Hunter (1980), and filmed some additional footage that was added to the adult film Cecilia (the retitled 1983 re-release version of Jesus Franco's Sexual Aberrations of a Married Woman).[3]

Jesus Franco co-directed Convoy of Women with Chevalier (uncredited) in 1974. The film was re-released in 1978 as East of Berlin.

FilmographyEdit

Film directorEdit

  • 1955: Les Impures
  • 1956: Vous pigez?
  • 1957: L'Auberge en folie
  • 1957: Fernand clochard
  • 1958: En bordée
  • 1958: Le Sicilien
  • 1959: Soupe au lait
  • 1959: La Marraine de Charley
  • 1960: Le Mouton
  • 1961: Auguste
  • 1962: Peur panique (Règlements de comptes)
  • 1963: Clémentine chérie
  • 1963: Le Bon Roi Dagobert
  • 1968: Nathalie, l'amour s'éveille
  • 1968: Huyendo de sí mismo
  • 1971: Orloff et l'homme invisible / Orloff and the Invisible Man (a.k.a. La Vie amoureuse de l'homme invisible, a.k.a. The Invisible Dead)
  • 1973: Pigalle carrefour des illusions
  • 1973: Avortement clandestin!
  • 1974: Des hommes de joie (or Hommes de joie pour femmes vicieuses) a.k.a. Men for Sale, a.k.a. Ladies House of Pleasure
  • 1974: Convoi de filles / Convoy of Women (re-released in 1978 as East of Berlin)[4]
  • 1974: La Maison des filles perdues / The House of Lost Women
  • 1976: Vergewaltigt
  • 1978: Viol, la grande peur
  • 1980: La Pension des surdoués
  • 1981: La Maison Tellier
  • 1983: Cecilia (this re-release version of Jesus Franco's Sexual Aberrations of a Married Woman contained additional footage shot by Chevalier)
  • 1984: Panther Squad
  • 1984: Foutez-moi par tous les trous

Assistant film directorEdit

Chevalier assisted in the making of the following films:

Year Film title Film director
1946 Le Père tranquille René Clément
1946 Messieurs Ludovic Jean-Paul Le Chanois
1946 Monsieur chasse Willy Rozier
1946 Les Maudits René Clément
1948 Au-delà des grilles René Clément
1949 Histoires extraordinaires Jean Faurez
1950 La Marie du port Marcel Carné
1950 L'Étrange Madame X Jean Grémillon
1951 La Table aux crevés Henri Verneuil
1952 Brelan d'as [fr] Henri Verneuil
1952 Le Fruit défendu Henri Verneuil
1952 Horizons sans fin Jean Dréville
1952 Le Mouton à cinq pattes Henri Verneuil

ScreenwriterEdit

  • 1955: Les Impures
  • 1959: La Marraine de Charley
  • 1960: Le Mouton
  • 1961: Auguste
  • 1971: Orloff et l'homme invisible (a.k.a. La Vie amoureuse de l'homme invisible)
  • 1974: La Maison des filles perdues

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Catalogue général
  2. ^ IMDb
  3. ^ IMDb
  4. ^ IMDb

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