Marcel Varnel

Director Marcel Varnel was born in Paris where he first entered show business as a theatrical actor. In the 1920s, he became a stage director; he moved to the U.S. in 1925 where he directed operettas, musicals, and ... Read more »
Born: 10/15/1894

Filmography

other (5)

Chandu the Magician (Movie)

(Director)

This Man Is Mine (Movie)

(Director)

This Man Is Mine (Movie)

(Producer)

Where There's a Will (Movie)

(Director)

Where's That Fire? (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Director Marcel Varnel was born in Paris where he first entered show business as a theatrical actor. In the 1920s, he became a stage director; he moved to the U.S. in 1925 where he directed operettas, musicals, and dramas for the Schuberts on Broadway. In the early '30s, Varnel began directing low-budget thrillers for Fox; three years later, he moved to London to direct some of the most hilarious comedies of British cinema during the '30s and '40s. His son, Max Varnel, is also a director.

~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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