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 (kŏk-tō′, kôk-), Jean 1889-1963.
French author and filmmaker who worked in nearly every artistic medium but is best known for the novel Les enfants terrible (1929), the play The Infernal Machine (1934), and the film Beauty and the Beast (1946).


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(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1889–1963, French dramatist, novelist, poet, critic, designer, and film director. His works include the novel Les Enfants terribles (1929) and the play La Machine infernale (1934)



Jean (zhä n), 1889–1963, French author and painter.
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Sometimes we find gems in the DM Archives that are simply too wonderful not to share--for instance, these images from the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of La Dame a la Licorne, conceived and designed by French artist Jean Cocteau and choreographed by Heinz Rosen.
com)-- A Jean Cocteau ceramic plate and an Egyptian Sixth Dynasty funeral mask are among the featured items offered for sale at the Multi-Estate Summer Auction set for Saturday, July 30, 2016, at Sarasota Estate Auction, 6030 N.
Synopsis: In an artistic career spanning five decades, and for which he was best known as poet, artist, dramatist, designer and film-maker, Jean Cocteau was also involved directly, and indirectly, with nearly twenty ballets.
Contract award: construction of a half-board at the college jean cocteau in offranville.
Summary: Lebanese designer Georges Chakra drew inspiration from filmmaker Jean Cocteau, film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn and the eventful 1950s for his fall-winter 2015-2016 collection.
That was playwright, designer, artist, filmmaker Jean Cocteau, in 1923.
He also visits a local library in an imaginary Hearttown (presumably also in New York State), where he is shown the first Bible translated into the Indian tongue "Angolkin" (Algonquin), has an imaginary conversation with a very old Joseph Pulitzer, and mentions Johnny Cash and the Celtic group Cocteau Twins in the same breath.
4) After all, with the continuous exploration of the brittle boundaries between media, genres, and referential frameworks, both Williams and Cocteau showed a certain sensitivity to the principle of reciprocity that is not only rare in itself, but even more rarely leads to well-assimilated artistic creations.
Characters such as Jean Cocteau and Sarah Bernhardt were frequent visitors to the park, using the space as a source of archaic inspiration.
But perhaps Jean Cocteau, who loved young men and whose lover was the actor Jean Marais, should have the final word on homosexuality, a form of love as old as civilisation, known as well in ancient Babylon as it is today.
The musician, best known as co-founder of the Cocteau Twins, has had a lucky year.
The Vicar of Dibley star, 55, was smitten with charity executive Mark when he played her the Cocteau Twins version of Song To The Siren.