Maurice Tourneur

1876 - 1961

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Maurice "Tourneur" Félix Thomas (French pronunciation: ​[mɔʁis feliks tɔma], [- tuʁnœʁ]; 2 February 1876 – 4 August 1961) was a French film director and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Tourneur has received more than 63,215 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Maurice Tourneur is the 669th most popular film director (down from 574th in 2019), the 3,158th most popular biography from France (down from 2,720th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Maurice Tourneur ranks 669 out of 1,580Before him are Henning Carlsen, Steven Knight, Brad Bird, Mario Salieri, Corey Yuen, and Roger Donaldson. After him are Michel Hazanavicius, Andrew Blake, Elmar Klos, Gordon Douglas, Richard Oswald, and Bruno Bozzetto.

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Among people born in 1876, Maurice Tourneur ranks 108Before him are Hippolyte Aucouturier, Felix Jacoby, Aaron Aaronsohn, Sverre Hassel, Sotirios Versis, and Óscar R. Benavides. After him are Solomon Lozovsky, Ivane Javakhishvili, Willem Hendrik Keesom, Pantelis Karasevdas, Léon-Paul Fargue, and Erhard Schmidt. Among people deceased in 1961, Maurice Tourneur ranks 85Before him are Olav Bjaaland, Andrzej Munk, Leonhard Frank, Paul Deman, Alexander Goldenweiser, and James Thurber. After him are Morris Travers, Jeff Chandler, Nina Bari, Sergio Osmeña, Hari Singh, and Giulio Cabianca.

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Among people born in France, Maurice Tourneur ranks 3,158 out of 5,234Before him are Anne Dacier (1645), Joseph Valentin Boussinesq (1842), Bernard Stiegler (1952), Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély (1817), Ghislaine Maxwell (1961), and Olivier Blanchard (1948). After him are Jean-Sifrein Maury (1746), Étienne Carjat (1828), Casimir Delavigne (1793), Paul Bert (1833), Samir Nasri (1987), and Serge Lang (1927).


Among film directors born in France, Maurice Tourneur ranks 92Before him are Georges Lautner (1926), Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), Robert Enrico (1931), Jean-Pierre Ponnelle (1932), Jean-Pierre Mocky (1933), and Claude Pinoteau (1925). After him are Michel Hazanavicius (1967), Jean Rollin (1938), Raoul Coutard (1924), Pierre Schoendoerffer (1928), Michel Audiard (1920), and Raymond Bernard (1891).