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Full Name  Max Le Bozec
Name  Max Varnel

Role  Film director
Parents  Marcel Varnel
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Born  March 21, 1925Paris, France
Occupation  Film and television director
Died  January 15, 1996, Sydney, Australia
Movies  Woman Possessed, Part‑Time Wife, The Great Van Robbery, Return of a Stranger, Crash Drive
Similar People  Brian Clemens, Marcel Varnel, Denis Shaw, Kay Callard, Lionel Jeffries

Max Varnel (1925–1996) was a French-born film and television director who worked primarily in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Born Max Le Bozec in Paris, France, he was the son of the film director Marcel Varnel. He began his career as the assistant director of The Magic Box (1951) and continued in this capacity for The Card (1952), Devil Girl from Mars (1954), and The Cockleshell Heroes (1955), among others. His directing credits encompass a long string of B movies, including Moment of Indiscretion, A Woman Possessed (both 1958), Top Floor Girl, Web of Suspicion, The Child and the Killer, and Crash Drive (all 1959).

Varnel's television credits include The Vise, The Cheaters, and Softly Softly, and The Troubleshooters in the UK, and Skippy, Glenview High, The Young Doctors, and Neighbours in Australia, having emigrated in the late 1960s.

Varnel died of a heart attack in Sydney at the age of 70.

Selected filmography

  • Enter Inspector Duval (1961)
  • Return of a Stranger (1961)
  • Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (1962)
  • References

    Max Varnel Wikipedia

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