Léo Joannon

Active - 1931 - 1967  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

French director Leo Joannon made numerous competently made mainstream films during the '30s, '40s and '50s. Before breaking into films during the mid '20s as a cameraman, Joannon studied law and was a writer of short stories, novels, and articles about films. In 1951 he directed the farewell feature of Laurel and Hardy, Atoll K (Utopia in the US). It was considered the duo's worst film.

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