Marie Bell

as Monique Lerbier - la garçonne in the movie La garçonne

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Real name is Bellon-Downey, Marie-Jeanne
Was born at 23 December 1900 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France . Died at 14 August 1985, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
There is some small facts about Marie Bell:
  • Trained at the Paris Conservatory, she later joined the Comedie Francaise.
  • Was awarded the Legion of Honor by President Charles de Galle for her valiant work in the French Resistance.
  • A recognized stage actress and director, in 1958 the Theatre du Gymnase-Dramatique was renamed in her honor.
  • French leading lady in elegant roles in late silent and early talking films, best known for her classic work in Feyder's Le Grand Jeu" (1934) and Duvivier's "Un Carnet de Ball" (1937).
  • Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969
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There is the list of movies, where Marie Bell was taked part:
1 La garçonne movie La garçonne 1936 as Monique Lerbier - la garçonne
2 Le roman dun jeune homme pauvre movie Le roman dun jeune homme pauvre 1936 as Marguerite
3 Blanchette movie Blanchette 1937 as Blanchette Rousset
4 Caprice de princesse movie Caprice de princesse 1934 as Isabelle
5 Ceux du ciel movie Ceux du ciel 1941 as Hélène
6 Chantons sous loccupation movie Chantons sous loccupation 1976 as Herself
7 Fedora movie Fedora 1934 as Fédora
8 Figaro movie Figaro 1929 as Suzanne
9 Fiordalisi doro movie Fiordalisi doro 1936 as Anna Maria de Beaulieu
10 Hommage à Raimu movie Hommage à Raimu 1976 as Herself
11 Hotel Paradiso movie Hotel Paradiso 1966 as La Grande Antoinette
12 Lhomme qui assassina movie Lhomme qui assassina 1931 as Lady Falkland
13 Lhomme à lHispano movie Lhomme à lHispano 1933 as Stéphane Oswill
14 La bonne soupe movie La bonne soupe 1964 as Marie-Paule âgée
15 La chance movie La chance 1931 as Tania Balieff
16 La charrette fantôme movie La charrette fantôme 1939 as Soeur Maria
17 La folle aventure movie La folle aventure 1931 as Nelly Irwin
18 La Glu movie La Glu 1938 as Fernande dite La Glu
19 La nuit est à nous movie La nuit est à nous 1930 as Bettine de Barsac
20 La valse de ladieu movie La valse de ladieu 1929 as Marie
21 Le colonel Chabert movie Le colonel Chabert 1943 as La comtesse Rosine Ferraud
22 Le grand jeu movie Le grand jeu 1934 as Florence/Irma
23 Le joker movie Le joker 1930 as Harriet Williams
24 Les demi-vierges movie Les demi-vierges 1936 as Maud de Rouvre
25 Les volets clos movie Les volets clos 1973 as Aurore
26 Légions dhonneur movie Légions dhonneur 1938 as Simone
27 Madame Récamier movie Madame Récamier 1928 as Juliette Récamier
28 Ne coupez pas mes arbres movie Ne coupez pas mes arbres 1975 as Lady Sheila Belmont
29 Noix de coco movie Noix de coco 1939 as Caroline
30 Pantins damour movie Pantins damour 1937 as Renée Morhange
31 Paris movie Paris 1924 as Marthe de Lignières
32 Phèdre movie Phèdre 1968 as Phèdre
33 Poliche movie Poliche 1934 as Rosine
34 Quand minuit sonnera movie Quand minuit sonnera 1936 as Mattia
35 Sous la terreur movie Sous la terreur 1936 as L a comtesse Anne-Marie de Beaulieu
36 Un carnet de bal movie Un carnet de bal 1937 as Christine Surgère
37 Vaghe stelle dellorsa... movie Vaghe stelle dellorsa... 1965 as Corinna Gilardini, madre di Sandra e Gianni
38 Vie privée movie Vie privée 1942 as Florence
39 Cabaret du soir movie Cabaret du soir 1957 as Herself
40 Discorama movie Discorama 1957 as Herself
There is the list of interview of Marie Bell:
  • "Mon Film" (France), 17 March 1948, Iss. No. 83, pg. 8-9, by: Paule Marguy, "Marie Bell évoque des souveniers d'amour"
There is the list of some printed articles of Bellon-Downey, Marie-Jeanne:
  • "Cine-Revue" (Belgium), 23 December 1976, Vol. 56, Iss. 52, pg. 18-21, by: J.V. Cotton, "Marie Bell: Un miracle de longevite creative"
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