Corinne Luchaire

Corinne
Corinne Luchaire (11 February 1921 – 22 January 1950) was a French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II. Her association with the German occupation led her to be sentenced to "national indignity" after the war, and after writing an autobiography, she died from tuberculosis aged only 28.wikipedia
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Prison Without Bars

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The following year she starred in Prison sans barreaux, which in 1938 was remade in English in London as Prison Without Bars, with her again in the lead role.
Prison Without Bars is a 1938 British black-and-white crime film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Corinne Luchaire, Edna Best and Barry K. Barnes.

The Last Turning

Le Dernier Tournant
She starred in 1939 in Le Dernier Tournant (The Last Bend), the first version of the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Jean Luchaire

LUCHÁIRE, Jean
Born Rosita Christiane Yvette Luchaire in Paris, she was the daughter of journalist and politician Jean Luchaire, who supported the 1940 French Government's Révolution nationale.
Luchaire's daughter Corinne had become a film actress in the 1930s.

Abandonment (film)

Abandonment
Abandonment (Italian: Abbandono) is a 1940 Italian historical drama film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Corinne Luchaire, George Rigaud and Maria Denis.

Cimetière parisien de Bagneux

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She is buried at the Cimetière de Bagneux dans les Hauts-de-Seine.

Cinema of France

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Corinne Luchaire (11 February 1921 – 22 January 1950) was a French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.

World War II

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Corinne Luchaire (11 February 1921 – 22 January 1950) was a French film actress who was a star of French cinema on the eve of World War II.

Tuberculosis

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Her association with the German occupation led her to be sentenced to "national indignity" after the war, and after writing an autobiography, she died from tuberculosis aged only 28.

Raymond Rouleau

Luchaire left school to join the drama class of Raymond Rouleau and made her acting debut under the name Rose Davel at the age of 16 in a play written by her grandfather, Altitude 3 200.

Mary Pickford

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Mary Pickford called her "the new Garbo."

Greta Garbo

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Mary Pickford called her "the new Garbo."

The Postman Always Rings Twice (novel)

The Postman Always Rings Twicenovel of the same name1934 novel
She starred in 1939 in Le Dernier Tournant (The Last Bend), the first version of the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Vichy France

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Born Rosita Christiane Yvette Luchaire in Paris, she was the daughter of journalist and politician Jean Luchaire, who supported the 1940 French Government's Révolution nationale.

Révolution nationale

National RevolutionOrdre Nouveau (1940s)Revolution nationale
Born Rosita Christiane Yvette Luchaire in Paris, she was the daughter of journalist and politician Jean Luchaire, who supported the 1940 French Government's Révolution nationale.

Gustav Stresemann

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Her mother, also a painter, became Gustav Stresemann's mistress, and they moved to Germany with Corinne.

Nazism

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Corinne grew up around the Nazis who frequented the banker Schröder at his home.

Otto Abetz

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There, she met the future German ambassador to Paris, Otto Abetz, who married her father's secretary, Suzanne, who until 1939 had been his mistress.

Normandy landings

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Immediately after D-Day in June 1944 Corinne, along with other collaborationists, started the then very hazardous train journey to Germany.

Sigmaringen

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This slow journey eventually was halted by wrecked lines and she transferred to cars provided to take them to the Sigmaringen enclave.

Fresnes Prison

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She and her father, latterly Minister of Information in the French Government, then escaped to Merano in Italy, but they were arrested in May 1945 and imprisoned at Fresnes.

Nice

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She spent several months in jail in Nice, and was sentenced to ten years of dégradation nationale by a tribunal in June 1946.

Dégradation nationale

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She spent several months in jail in Nice, and was sentenced to ten years of dégradation nationale by a tribunal in June 1946.