Henri Marchand (Henri François Jean André Marchand)

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Mainvilliers, France
After a very promising debut in René Clair's classic early talkie 'A nous la liberté' in 1931, co-starring with Raymond Cordy, Henri Marchand seemed bound for a glorious career.He had indeed excelled as one of the two fugitives symbolizing the spirit of liberty within an oppressive society. However - and against all expectations - he never again found a role that lived up to this wonderful first role. As a matter of fact, Henri Marchand did only thirty-five more films in three decades, mostly in bit parts, most of the time uncredited. Read more...