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TomDavidson
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Did you have close relatives that were also famous?
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Did you collaborate with the Nazis?
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1. Male, European, born before 1920, was alive in 20th century, now dead
2. Never killed anyone
3. Was primarily known for his work in film
4. Not a performer, did not usually work alone, and there are recordings of his work
5. Did appear in film but primarily known as a director of French films
6. Did not have own television show
7. Also a published poet
8. Not Jean Cocteau
9. Did not die young
10. Did not have close relatives that were also famous
11. Did not collaborate with the Nazis


Are you Jean Renoir?

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No.
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I thought about him. Hence the famous relative question which also ruled out both Lumiere brothers. My knowledge of French cinema is pretty thin.
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Are you Jerry Lewis--ok, he didn't direct French Films, but he was popular...ok, a stretch. never mind. I'll go home now.
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Just to see if we are going in the right direction. Are you a french film director?
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Yes.
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Did you fight against the Nazis?
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No.
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I'm flummoxed.
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Did you ever work in Hollywood or make films in English?
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Do you have a wikipedia page?
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No, yes, and yes.
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Did you direct horror films?
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Yes. Although genre wasn't a rigid thing at the time.
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Georges Franju?
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No!
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updated list

1. . Male, European, born before 1920, was alive in 20th century, now dead
2. . Never killed anyone
3. . Was primarily known for his work in film
4. . Not a performer, did not usually work alone, and there are recordings of his work
5. . Did appear in film but primarily known as a director of French films
6. . Did not have own television show
7. . Also a published poet
8. . Not Jean Cocteau, Jean Renoir, Jerry Lewis, or Georges Franju
9. . Did not die young
10. Did not have close relatives that were also famous
11. Did not collaborate with the Nazis, nor did he fight against them
12. Did work in Hollywood or make films in English
13. Does have a Wikipedia page
14. Did direct horror films, although genre wasn't a rigid things at the time

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Are you Henri-Georges Clouzot?
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Collaborated with Nazis.

Were you a mime?

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Did you die from complications of a motor vehicle collision?
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Not Clouzot. Not a Nazi collaborator. Occasionally performed as a mime. Did not die as a result of a motor vehicle collision.
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Jacques Tati?
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No.
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Tom, why?

My dear, why this person? Was he an ancestor? A role model? The spawn of Satan that infected your brain like a parasite that makes mice fatally attracted to feline urine?

WHHHHWHHHHHYYYYYYYY???

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Jacques Prévert?
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No.
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Are you someone that there is any chance I have heard of? [Smile]

Abel Gance?

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Yes. No.
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Hint: not talkies.
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Oh, I'm doomed then.
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Were you known for visual effects?
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Yes.
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Georges Méliès?
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Yes! [Smile]
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You're right! I had heard of him! 😊

I did not know he wrote poetry.

BB, why don't you take this one?

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You folks must be really good at Jeopardy.
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Yes. But this is more "What's My Line?"
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Alright Ms. Boots.
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These questions don't write themselves.
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Are you female?
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Are you alive now?
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No, and yes.
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Do you live in the US? Do you make your living from entertainment?
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Yes, yes.
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Are you an actor?
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