Adopted name of René-Lucien Chomette (1898-1981)
French filmmaker. He was originally a poet, novelist, and journalist. His early comedy Sous les Toits de Paris/Under the Roofs of Paris 1930 made great use of the new innovation of sound. His other films include Entr’acte 1924, Le Million 1931, A nous la Liberté 1931, Le Silence est d’Or 1947, and Porte des Lilas 1957.