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Léonce-Henri Burel (1892–1977)

Léonce-Henri Burel was born on November 23, 1892 in Indre, Loire-Atlantique, France as Léonce-Henry Burel. He is known for his work on Diary of a Country Priest (1951), Mother (1925) and A Man Escaped (1956). He died on March 21, 1977 in Mougins, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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Diary of a Country Priest Cinematographer
Mother Cinematographer
A Man Escaped Cinematographer
Pickpocket Cinematographer


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 1963 Heaven Sent (as L.H. Burel)
 1959 Pickpocket (as L.-H. Burel)
 1958 Night Heat
 1956 A Man Escaped (as L.H. Burel)
 1956 Hello Smile!
 1955 Marianne of My Youth (director of photography - as L.H. Burel)
 1954 The Bed (segment "Riviera-Express")
 1954 Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (as L.H. Burel)
 1953 Napoleon Road
 1952 The Truth of Our Marriage (as L.H. Burel)
 1951 Diary of a Country Priest (as L.H. Burel)
 1949 Tous les deux
 1948 Les casse-pieds (as L.H. Burel)
 1947 Rocambole
 1947 Last Refuge
 1947 Rita
 1947 Passionnelle (ball sequence, uncredited)
 1947 Le fugitif
 1946 Strange Fate
 1942 Feu sacré
 1941 Blind Venus
 1940 Forbidden Love (as H. Burel)
 1938 Carrefour
 1938 Mirages
 1937 Abused Confidence (as L.H. Burel)
 1937 Ballerina (as L.H. Burel)
 1936 Hélène
 1934 Toboggan
 1933 Love in Morocco (as L.H. Burel)
 1932 Baroud (as L. Burel)
 1932 La femme nue
 1932 Danton
 1931 Dragnet Night
 1931 L'étrangère
 1931 Die Fremde
 1931 Danton
 1930 La straniera
 1930 Le requin
 1929 Frivolités (Documentary short)
 1929 L'évadée
 1929 Vénus
 1928 The Crew
 1927 The Prince of Adventurers (as Burel)
 1927 Napoleon
 1925 Salammbo
 1925 Mother
 1923 Paternité
 1923 Das Bildnis
 1923 The Wheel (as Burel)
 1922 L'Arlésienne
 1921 La terre
 1919 J'accuse!
 1918 Ecce Homo
 1917 La femme inconnue (Short)
 1917 Barberousse
 1916 Fioritures
 1916 Le périscope
 1916 Alsace
 1915 La folie du Docteur Tube (Short)
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Alternate Names:

H. Burel | L.-H. Burel | L.H. Burel | L. Burel | Burel

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Burel was known for wearing white gloves while working, due to an allergy to film emulsion chemicals. See more »


White gloves (due to celluloid chemical allergy)

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