Louis J. Gasnier (1875–1963)

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French-born Louis J. Gasnier was a stage actor / director / producer in Paris when he was hired by Pathe to direct comedy shorts. After discovering and showcasing comedian Max Linder, Gasnier was sent by Pathe to the U.S. in 1912 to run its operation there. He helped to make Pathe a major player in the U.S. market by cleverly concentrating on the ... See full bio »

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Esperáme Director
Topaze Director
Fashion Madness Director


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 1940 Stolen Paradise (as Louis Gasnier)
 1940 Murder on the Yukon (as Louis Gasnier)
 1939 La inmaculada
 1937 Bank Alarm
 1936 Reefer Madness (as Louis Gasnier)
 1935 The Last Outpost (as Louis Gasnier)
 1934 Cuesta abajo
 1934 Fedora
 1933 Gambling Ship
 1933 Esperáme
 1933/II Topaze
 1931/I Silence (co-director)
 1931 The Lawyer's Secret (as Louis Gasnier)
 1930 Derelict (uncredited)
 1930 Amor audaz
 1930 Shadow of the Law (as Louis Gasnier)
 1930 Slightly Scarlet (as Louis Gasnier)
 1929 Darkened Rooms (as Louis Gasnier)
 1929 The Dummy (co-director - uncredited)
 1928 Should Tall Men Marry? (Short)
 1926 Sin Cargo
 1926 Lost at Sea
 1926 Out of the Storm (as Louis Gasnier)
 1925 Parisian Love (as Gasnier)
 1925 Faint Perfume
 1925 The Boomerang
 1925 The Parasite
 1924 The Triflers
 1924 White Man (as Louis Gasnier)
 1924 Wine
 1923 Maytime
 1923 The Hero
 1921 Silent Years (as Gasnier)
 1921 A Wife's Awakening (as Louis Gasnier)
 1921 Good Women
 1920 Kismet
 1918 Hands Up
 1917 La lumière qui s'éteint (Short)
 1917 The Mystery of the Double Cross (uncredited)
 1916 Hazel Kirke
 1914 The Stolen Birthright (Short)
 1913 Max Becomes a Yachtsman (Short)
 1911 Hernani (Short) (as Louis Gasnier)
 1910 Max's First Job (Short)
 1910/II The Troubadour (Short)
 1910 Max Goes Ski-ing (Short)
 1910 The Girl from Arizona (Short)
 1910 Max Foils the Police (Short)
 1910 Max Makes a Touch (Short)
 1910 A Romantic Girl (Short)
 1910 A Cure for Timidity (Short)
 1909 Le Bridge au plafond (Short)
 1909 Une campagne électorale (Short)
 1909 Forced Into Marriage (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1909 On a Racket (Short)
 1909 Willyboy Gets His (Short)
 1908 Tirez s'il vous plaît (Short)
 1908 Noisy Neighbors (Short)
 1908 His First Cigar (Short)
 1908 The Runaway Horse (Short)
 1907 A Drama in Seville (Short)
 1907 Max Learns to Skate (Short)
 1906 Attempted Suicide (Short)
 1905 First Night Out (Short)
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