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
  • Chfr. 35 (short story, 1928), became 1942 French movie À vos ordres, Madame
  • 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, 1927 movie Breakfast at Sunrise, 1937 French movie, 1939 Italian movie At Your Orders, Madame
  • 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), became 1934 movie
  • Côte d'Azur (with Georges Dolley, 1931), became 1932 movie
  • Baisers perdus (1932), translated by Phyllis Roberts as Lost Kisses, became 1945 movie Lost Kisses
  • Ma sœur de luxe (1933)
  • Tempête sur les côtes (1933)
  • Dame Nature (1935), English adaptation by Patricia Collinge 1939, became 1953 movie L'età dell'amore (it)
  • Fiston (1936), became 1937 movie Mein Sohn, der Herr Minister (de)
  • La Chaleur du sein (1937) aka Mother Love, became 1938 movie
  • Pamplemousse (1937), became Theresa Helburn's 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]

References[edit]

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

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