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Decoin, Henri 1890-1969

Overview
Works: 110 works in 293 publications in 3 languages and 571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film remakes  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Crime films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager , Scenarist, Adapter, Film editor, Author of dialog, Librettist, Performer, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Henri Decoin
 
Most widely held works by Henri Decoin
Heartbeat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a lady pickpocket attaining her place in society after falling in love with a diplomat--Container
Razzia sur la chnouf by Henri Decoin( Visual )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in French and German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy preceding him, he sets himself to the task of knowing why the French operations were not so profitable - and soon he is master of all links of the organization. He can now get it honed to perfection - or destroy it. Only ... the Police are following his every step! Is Henri what he says he is, or an undercover detective from the French police?
La vérité sur Bébé Donge by Henri Decoin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in French and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pourquoi Elisabeth Donge, surnommée Bébé, décide-t-elle un jour d'empoisonner son mari, un riche industriel ? Une peinture juste de la société des années 50 et de la condition féminine
La française et l'amour = Love and the French woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ensemble cast in a film anthology exploring the seven stages of love in a Frenchwoman's life
Les inconnus dans la maison by Henri Decoin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer long ago deserted by his wife and fallen into depression and alcoholism lives in part of his decaying house in a provincial town with his unloved daughter. When a body is found there, he agrees to defend the suspect, her boyfriend
Le masque de fer by Henri Decoin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D'Artagnan is assigned by Cardinal Mazarin to bring the twin brother of Louis XIV back to Paris to replace the ailing king. The brother is imprisoned in a chateau and is wearing an iron mask in order to hide his resemblance to the king. When D'Artagnan arrives, the Iron Mask has just escaped. Chases, duels, and arrests follow each other until the inevitable meeting between the two brothers
Entre onze heures et minuit by Henri Decoin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vidauban is found dead in an underground tunnel. Inspector Carrel, who is investigating the case, comes to realise that he is the deceased's double. During the course of his investigation Carrel is mistaken for Vidauban which leads him to impersonate the deceased. In this way he meets Vidauban's acquaintances and realises that Vidauban was the leader of a gang of criminals. The inspector finds himself playing a double role with perverse pleasure. How far is he prepared to go to solve the case?
Battement de coeur by Henri Decoin( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier rendez-vous by Henri Decoin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Micheline Chevassu is a naïve young woman living in an orphanage who arranges a blind date through a classified ad. Her date turns out to be a middle-aged professor; however, he has a charming young nephew
Abus de confiance by Henri Decoin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling law student poses as the estranged daughter of a famous author. She abuses his confidence in order to make him adopt her, thus ending her financial problems. Later, the fledgling lawyer finds herself in court, defending a woman in similar circumstances
Non coupable by Henri Decoin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Ancelin is an alcoholic doctor: the more the people look down on him as a miserable failure the more he hates his own guts ... until that night when, driving home and drunk, he accidentally kills a man. What if it was just the burst of pride his fine intelligence was waiting?
L'affaire des poisons by Henri Decoin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1676, Mme de Montespan, favorite du Roi Soleil, craint de tomber en disgrâce face à la toute fraîche Mlle de Fontanges. Avec l'aide de la Voisin, voyante renommée, elle empoisonne sa jeune rivale. La Voisin et Mlle des Oeillets, suivante de Mme de Montespan, sont arrêtées et condamnées à mort. Mme de Montespan promet alors à l'empoisonneuse la vie sauve en échange de son silence... (source : jaquette)
Bonnes à tuer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A power- and money-hungry editor invites his ex-wife, current wife, mistress and fiancée to a housewarming dinner
Le bienfaiteur by Henri Decoin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man in a French provincial town leads a double life--sometimes as a highly respected citizen, sometimes as a gang leader. His holier-than-thou girlfriend lives in another world of charities for orphan girls
Les amoureux sont seuls au monde by Henry Decoin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous composer takes a young piano virtuoso under his wing. Although he is happily married and faithful to his wife, the tabloid press begins to circulate scandalous rumors about his relationship with the young woman, with tragic consequences
Retour à l'aube by Henri Decoin( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Piégée dans un mariage sans amour, Anita rêve d'une autre vie. L'occasion pour elle se présente lorsqu'elle rate un train et se retrouve seule à Budapest. Les splendeurs et richesses de la ville s'offrent alors à la jeune paysanne qui va se prendre pour une vraie princesse."
Fille du diable by Henri Decoin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster kills a man, who is returning to his native village, after having heard his life story. He is blackmailed by the doctor into becoming a village benefactor, but is exposed by a girl
Jeph; le roman d'un as: préface de G. de Pawlowski by Henri Decoin( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les intrigantes by Henri Decoin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mademoiselle ma mère by Henri Decoin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1937. To avoid the reproach of her father, a beautiful and capricious young woman accepts the marriage proposal of an elderly widower, but demands an unconsummated marriage. But, alas, the old gentleman has a seductive son and the young lady falls in love with him. A riotous comedy full of charm
 
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Alternative Names
Decoin, Henry

Decoin Henry 1890-1969

Decoin, Henry 1896-1969

Decoin, Joseph Henri 1890-1969

Henri Decoin Film director, Screenwriter

Henri Decoin francia rendező, forgatókönyvíró, úszó, 1890-1969

Henri Decoin Frans filmregisseur

Henri Decoin französischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Henri Decoin réalisateur français (1890-1969)

Henri Decoin regista, sceneggiatore e scrittore francese

Анри Декуан

Анрі Декуен французький кінорежисер та сценарист

アンリ・ドコワン

Languages
French (156)

English (3)

German (2)