Raoul Andre

Raoul Andre, a French filmmaker who directed nearly two dozen comedies and police thrillers in the 1950s and ’60s, died Nov. 3 after a long illness.

He was 76.

Andre, who directed actors such as Michel Serrault, Jean Poiret and Darry Cowl, retired from the cinema about 15 years ago.

His best-known movies include “Ces Messieurs de la Gachette,””Cherchez la Femme” and “L’Assassin Est a l’Ecoute.”

No details were released about survivors or funeral arrangements.

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