BiographyIt begins its career in the Années 1920, while leaving the Conservatoire, where it learns its trade in the Cabaret S and the spectacles of review, very in vogue at the time, and is made a name which will start to interest the Cinéma. Its expressive face becomes famous after it appears in large films like Pépé Moko (1936) of Julien Duvivier, and in chiefs of work of Jean Renoir, the Great Illusion (1937) and the Rules of the game (1939). But its extremely promising French career runs up against the great History, because the Germany invades the Poland on September 1st 1939. Of Jewish origin, Marcel Dalio and his wife, the actress Madeleine Lebeau, flee with the Portugal. With Lisbon, they buy two Visa S for the Chile with a corrupted civil servant. Arrived at Mexico City, the visas appear coarse forgeries which do not make illusion. Marcel and Madeleine risking the Deportation, they call of it with the right of Political asylum. The Canada delivers temporary visas to them and they gain Montreal. During this time, Germany invaded the France and the occupants, discovering photographs of Dalio, produce a series of posters, designating it as the prototype of the Juif. The film Entered of the artists realized in 1938, is even brought out by taking care to turn over all the scenes where Dalio appears with a nonJewish actor.
Soon, Dalio and Madeleine are invited by friends with Hollywood and turn in minor films. But Marcel and Madeleine appear in Casablanca (1942) of Michael Curtiz with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Marcel Dalio plays there Emile, a Croupier, which assoie its notoriety American, and Madeleine Lebeau plays Yvonne, in love abandoned one by Humphrey Bogart. Madeleine and Marcel divorce the following year, Dalio will never remariera themselves. It still turns in the port of the anguish (1944) of Howard Hawks before returning in France to the release.
All its family disappeared in the Nazi camps and one does not offer to him more with the cinema, as he will say it itself, than roles of “ insane, half-insane, or quarter of insane ”. Thus, it is the Maquereau of Dédée of Antwerp (1947) of Yves Allégret or an insane killer, insulting everyone, in the Lovers of Vérone (1948) of André Cayatte. One always remembers him with Hollywood and it is regularly pointed out to turn to the the United States. One sees it in the merry widow of Curtis Bernhardt (1952), in Snows of Kilimandjaro of Henry King (1952), or the men prefer the blondes Howard Hawks (1953). It joins again with the Comédie in the Adventures of Rabbi Jacob of Gerard Oury (1973) or in the Wing or the thigh of Claude Zidi (1976). It will obtain its last great role with the cinema with the realizer Paul Barge in the Paradise of the rich person in 1977.
In parallel, Marcel Dalio carries out a rich person theatrical career, and interprets in particular the Cheaters of Stève Passeur, difficult Times of Edouard Bourdet, Tartuffe of Molière, the Cherry orchard of Tchékhov and Over edge of Michel Vinaver.
One also sees it with the Télévision where he plays notammement in Oliver Twist (1962) of Jean-Paul Carrère, in the Companions of Eleusis (1974) of Claude Grinberg, and in the Family Cicada (1977) of Jean Pignol. Hospitalized, he dies on November 20th, 1983, in loneliness.
He published a book of memories collected by Jean-Pierre de Lucovich, My mad years , published into 1976 with the editions Jean-Claude Lattès and republished into 1986 with the editions Ramsay Poche Cinema.
Jean Rochefort devoted to him in 1974, a short-measuring are to You insane Marcel? - Disrespectful Homage like all the homages .
Catalog of films
- In the dark hours of the occupation, of the photographs of Marcel Dalio was used for posters with for legend " the Jew typique".
- the film " Entered of the artists " turned in 1938 was arisen under the occupation, but all the scenes where Marcel Dalio appeared were turned over with a nonJewish actor.
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