Jean Benoit-Levy Edit Profile
Educated U. Paris.
Motion picture producer. Best known films: La Maternelle, La Mort du Cygne, (Ballerina), (awarded Grand Prix du Cinema at Paris International Exposition, 1937). Toured as lecturer in Europe before arriving in the United States, 1941.
Engaged in educational work as professor Ecole Libre des Hautes Etudes, and New School for Social Research (both New York City). Visiting professor Teachers College, Columbia University. Director French-American bureau of Ednl.
Research; lecturer throughout United States. Now director Films and Visual Information Division, United Nations At League of Nations (prior to 1940) served as delegate from Committee of International Institute of Ednl. Cinema and as secretary general of French Committee of that institute.
Member executive council Film. Member Society Dramatic Writers and Composers.
Married Lucy Bloc, April. Children: Ginette, Francoise Dargols.