Denise Darcel

Actress Denise Darcel

Denise Darcel was a French actress who also made films in Hollywood. Born as Denise Billecard in Paris, she was college educated. According to one of her friends, whom she met in Paris during WWII, she was a passenger in an L-5 Stinson light observation aircraft on VJ Day to see the celebration from the air. The pilot, James Helinger Sr.
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Death Place
Old Los Angeles
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Single women bussed into Spanish town to combat wife shortage after taking inspiration from Hollywood western
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 6 years
In scenes reminiscent of the 1951 film 'Westward the Women, starring Robert Taylor and Denise Darcel, bachelors in the town of Candeleda are being introduced to women from Madrid.
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Women visit Spanish town to ease a bride shortage
Greenwich Time - almost 6 years
Women visit Spanish town to ease a bride shortage Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:35 a.m., Sunday, April 22, 2012 Inspired by a Hollywood western, a Spanish dating association is trying to slow a population drain from the country's beleaguered central villages, introducing bachelors to women bussed in from the big city of Madrid with hopes of ending a bride shortage. The group, Asocamu, was set up in 1995 to promote rural re-population by organizing parties for single men and woman, but Spain's painful financial crisis and the lure of city jobs has made the need more pressing than ever, Manuel Gozalo, one of the organizers, said Sunday. Asocamu credits as its inspiration the 1951 film "Westward the Women," starring Robert Taylor and Denise Darcel, which tells the story of how the American west was populated by organiz...
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Denise Darcel, Sultry French Actress, Dies at 87
NYTimes - about 6 years
Ms. Darcel played parts ranging from peasants to nobility in movies from the 1940s and ’50s.
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Actress Denise Darcel dies at 87
Belfast Telegraph - about 6 years
<a class="fplink fp-63567" href="/denise+darcel">Denise Darcel</a>, the French-born actress known for vampy roles in such films as Vera Cruz and Thunder In The Pines, has died at the age of 87. Related Stories Spielberg: I've no plans to retire Corbett taken ill at CBE party Worrall Thompson seeking treatment Bourne Legacy shoots in Philippines Scorsese, Allen earn directing nods
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VIDEO; An Influential Director, Two Distinct Directions
NYTimes - over 6 years
ROBERT ALDRICH was still in his early 30s when he made, back to back, two of the most influential films of the 1950s, ''Vera Cruz'' (1954) and ''Kiss Me Deadly'' (1955). More remarkable still is that these films had their influence on two very different groups of filmmakers, at two very different periods. For the Italian director Sergio Leone,
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An Influential Director, Two Distinct Directions - New York Times
Google News - over 6 years
But even this dubious commitment remains too idealistic for the new partners, who happily betray their employer once they discover $30 million in gold hidden in the carriage of the French countess (Denise Darcel) they have been hired to transport to
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Movie Review: Vera Cruz (Blu-ray) - Flix 66
Google News - over 6 years
The film also features Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero, a young Ernest Borgnine, Jack Elam, and Charles Bronson (credited as Charles Buchinsky for the last time). Almost 57 years later there are some surprises when you look back at this film
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Vera Cruz Review - JustPressPlay
Google News - over 6 years
For a cool sum, they agree to escort the Countess (Denise Darcel) to Vera Cruz. Very quickly, Trane and Erin discover that their cargo is far more than just the Countess and they discover they have unexpected allies in their new plan to steal a vast
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Vera Cruz -
Google News - over 6 years
Für 50.000 US-Dollar sollen sie eine Gräfin (Denise Darcel) durch Feindesland nach Vera Cruz geleiten. Hinter dem Auftrag steckt aber mehr: Genau drei Millionen Gold-Dollar, die in der Reisekutsche der Gräfin versteckt sind. Von der wertvollen Fracht
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Das Erste: Gary Cooper und Glenn Ford: zwei Helden, zwei Typen - (Pressemitteilung)
Google News - almost 7 years
Mai 2011, 0.50 Uhr Vera Cruz USA 1954 Regie: Robert Aldrich Darsteller: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero 19. Mai 2011, 1.10 Uhr Die den Tod nicht fürchten THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE USA/Großbritannien 1959 Regie: Michael
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NYTimes - almost 9 years
In the 1949 movie ''Battleground'' -- one of the best films of World War II that made stars out of a half-dozen male actors -- a memorable interlude between the scenes of mayhem around Bastogne took place in a French country house. A beautiful young French woman was serving food to a couple of hungry, lonely American G.I.'s. In her movie debut, the
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Critic's Choice: New DVDs
NYTimes - about 11 years
Two by Luc Moullet In the 1950s Luc Moullet wrote alongside Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut and Éric Rohmer in the combative pages of Les Cahiers du Cinéma and, like his colleagues, soon went on to make his own movies. But Mr. Moullet, still working hard at 69, never attracted the international attention that turned his colleagues into the
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Denise Darcel
  • 2011
    Age 85
    She died in December 2011, aged 87, after emergency surgery to repair a ruptured aneurysm.
  • 1924
    Age -2
    Born on September 8, 1924.
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