|THE INTERNATIONAL SILENT MOVIE|
1892 - 1958
The actress Yvonne Arnaud was born in France and was regarded as a piano wonder in her childhood. In 1905 she won the first price at the Parisian conservatory.
In the next six years she was celebretad as a concert pianist and she appearad in Europe and Amercia. Despite this enourmous success she decided in 1911 to leave the concert halls and to dedicate to the theater as an actress where she also took part in many musicals.
But then she had to undergo an operation at the larynx and because of a botch-up her voice was influenced strongly. A continuation as a singer in musicals was unthinkable.
But with her typical determination she dedicated to speaking roles at
the theater from now on and was able to gain a foothold in this field too.
She appeared for the first time in the film business with the silent
movies "The Temptress" (20) and "Desire" (20).
Yvonne Arnaud took part in the movies "Tomorrow We Live" (43) and "Woman to Woman" (47) in the 40's, her last cinematical work was Jacques Tati's "Mon oncle" (58).
Yvonne Arnaud was married with the actor Hugh McLellan. In honour of
Yvonne Arnaud they opened the Yvonne-Arnaud-Theater in Guildford, Surrey
Other movies with Yvonne Arnaud: