Francine Mussey

Francine Mussey (6 October 1897 - 23 March 1933)[1] was a French film actress whose career began in the silent film era of the 1920s and ended in 1933 when she committed suicide by ingesting poison at age 35.[2]

Francine Mussey
Born
Marcelle Fromholt

(1897-10-06)6 October 1897
Died23 March 1933(1933-03-23) (aged 35)
Paris, Île-de-France, France
OccupationActress
Years active1920–1932

Mussey was born in the 18th arrondissement of Paris as Marcelle Fromholt in 1897. She made her debut in the 1920 Lucien Lehmann-directed film L'épave, opposite actors Marcel Bonneau and Jean-François Martial. She would go on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1920s and into the sound film era of the early 1930s directed by Louis Feuillade, Gaston Ravel, Alexandre Ryder and Jean Daumery, among others.[3] She appeared in the 1927 epic Napoléon[4] which ran for five and a half hours.

Selected filmography

References

  1. Allociné Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  2. "Mussey, Francine Biography". Movies.Pics. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  3. cinema-francais.fr Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  4. "Francine Mussey". Unifrance.org, Retrieved 12 April 2016


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