Georges Hatot
Born(1876-12-22)December 22, 1876
Paris, France
DiedAugust 11, 1959(1959-08-11) (aged 82)
NationalityFrench
OccupationFilmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1896–1922
Spouse(s)1

Georges Alphonse Hatot (22 December 1876 – 8 August 1959) was a theater manager and pioneering[1][2] french filmmaker during the late 1890s and early twentieth century. He directed the first known film based on the story of Joan of Arc in 1898[3][4][5][6] as well as having made the first films to feature the Roman emperor Nero.[7][8][9][10] Besides being a director he also wrote the 1908 serial Nick Carter, le roi des détectives which was a major success and spawned many detective series in the following years.[11]

Biography

Georges Alphonse Hatot was born on December 22, 1876 in Paris.[12]

Filmography

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Year Title Director Producer Writer Notes
1897 Assassinat de Kléber Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Assasinat du Duc de Guise Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Barbebleue Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Bataille d'enfants à coups d'oreillers Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Les Boxeurs et le spectateur trop curieux puni Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Le Charpentier maladroit Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Chez le cordonnier Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Chez le juge de paix Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1897 Néron essayant des poisons sur des esclaves Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1898 Exécution de Jeanne d'Arc Yes Produced by Société Lumière
1898 Le Cocher de fiacre endormi Yes Produced by Gaumont

References

  1. ^ Oscherwitz, Dayna; Higgins, MaryEllen (2 September 2009). The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 202. ISBN 9780810870383 – via Internet Archive. Georges Hatot .
  2. ^ Abel, Richard (16 December 2017). Encyclopedia of Early Cinema. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9780415234405 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Engelen, Leen; Winkel, Roel Vande (16 December 2017). Perspectives on European Film and History. Academia Press. ISBN 9789038210827 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Haines, John (30 October 2013). Music in Films on the Middle Ages: Authenticity Vs. Fantasy. Routledge. ISBN 9781135927691 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ Aberth, John (16 December 2017). A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film. Psychology Press. ISBN 9780415938860 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ Greene, Naomi (29 March 1999). Landscapes of Loss: The National Past in Postwar French Cinema. Princeton University Press. ISBN 1400823048 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Michelakis, Pantelis; Wyke, Maria (15 August 2013). The Ancient World in Silent Cinema. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107016101 – via Google Books.
  8. ^ Pomeroy, Arthur J. (1 June 2017). A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118741443 – via Google Books.
  9. ^ Pomeroy, Arthur J. (1 June 2017). A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781118741443 – via Google Books.
  10. ^ Winkler, Martin M. (4 February 2009). Troy: From Homer's Iliad to Hollywood Epic. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9781405178549 – via Google Books.
  11. ^ Oscherwitz, Dayna; Higgins, Maryellen (2009-09-02). The a to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 203. ISBN 9780810870383. Nick Carter hatot.
  12. ^ Riazzoli, Mirko (25 September 2017). A Chronology of the Cinema Volume 1 From the pioneers to 1960. Youcanprint. ISBN 9788892685482 – via Google Books.