André Birabeau

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André Birabeau (1890-1974) was a French novelist, playwright and screenwriter.

Novels and short stories[edit]

  • La débauche (1924) English trans. Revelation (1930) cited as the first novel about a homosexual man from the mother's point of view[1]
  • Voyage d'agrément became 1935 movie
  • À vos ordres, madame (short story) became 1939 movie Ai vostri ordini, signora and 1942 French movie
  • Le jardin aux vingt-cinq allées (1928)
  • Désirable (1949)
  • La bell égarée (1965)
  • Rendez-vous avec l'amour (1972)
  • L'amour naît où il veut (1974)

Plays[edit]

  • Le coeur sur la main (1919)
  • La peau with Nicolas Nancey (1919)
  • Le bébé barbu (1920)
  • La femme fatale (1920) became 1946 movie
  • Une sacrée petite blonde with Pierre Woolf (1921)
  • Est-ce possible? (1923)
  • Un jour de folie (1923)
  • On a trouvé une femme nue with Jean Guitton (1923) became 1934 movie
  • La fleur d'oranger with Georges Dolley (1924) became 1944 movie Fiori d'arancio
  • Un petit nez retroussé with Nicolas Nancey (1924)
  • Le chemin des écoliers (1924)
  • Mon vieux with Henri Bataille (1924)
  • Le petit péché (1924)
  • Chifforton (1925)
  • Un déjeuner de soleil (1925) became 1927 musical Lovely Lady and 1927 movie Breakfast at Sunrise
  • L'eunuque with Henri Duvernois (1927)
  • La fille et le garçon with Georges Dolley (1927)
  • Le chemin des écoliers (1927)
  • Un déjeuner d'amoureux (1927)
  • Votre sourire (1928)
  • Côte d'Azur with Georges Dolley (1931)
  • Les baisers perdus (1932) translated by Phyllis Roberts as "Lost Kisses"
  • Ma sœur de luxe (1933)
  • Tempête sur les côtes (1933)
  • Dame Nature (1935) English adaptation by Patricia Collinge 1939 became 1953 movie The Age of Indiscretion
  • Fiston (1936) became 1937 movie My Son the Minister
  • La chaleur du sein (1937) aka Mother Love became 1938 movie
  • Pamplemousse (1937) became Little Dark Horse (1941)
  • Le nid (1938)
  • Plaire (1941)
  • Le séducteur (1945)
  • El ojo de Moscú (written in Spanish) (1952)
  • Souviens-toi mon amour (1954)
  • El dúo de Manón (written in Spanish) (1926)
  • Calor de nido (1955 Spanish trans. of Le nid)
  • Trois pas sur le boulevard (1971) three one-act plays: L'amour avec un A majuscule, Papoupa and Le paladin.

Memoirs[edit]

  • Tous feux éteints (1971)

Filmography[edit]

  • L'âne de Buridan (1932) (scenario and dialogue)
  • On a trouvé une femme nue (1934) from his 1923 play, directed by Léo Joannon
  • Voyage d'agrément (1935) from his 1925 novel, directed by Christian-Jaque
  • Un déjeuner de soleil (1937) from his 1925 play, directed by Marcel Cravenne
  • La Chaleur du sein (1938) from his 1937 play, directed by Jean Boyer
  • À vos ordres, madame (1942) from his short story, directed by Jean Boyer
  • La femme fatale (1946) from his 1920 play

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slide, Anthony Lost Gay Novels Routledge 2003 ISBN 978-1-56023-414-2 p23

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