Maurice Cam

Maurice Cam (1901–1974) was a French film director. He directed fourteen films between 1939 and 1967 as well as working as assistant director and other various jobs in the film industry.

Maurice Cam
Born25 September 1901
Died21 April 1974
Marseilles, France
Other namesMaurice Camugli
Years active1931-1967 (film)

Cam was originally an illustrator, who worked on film posters.[1] Cam made his directoral debut with the 1939 thriller Metropolitan, set partly on the Paris Métro. The film was a hit, and was remade the following year in Britain as A Window in London.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. Rège p.166
  2. Hodgson p.37


  • Hodgson, Michael. Patricia Roc. Author House, 2013.
  • Rège, Philippe. Encyclopedia of French Film Directors, Volume 1. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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