Catherine Arley

Catherine Arley
Born Pierrette Pernot
(1924-12-20) 20 December 1924 (age 92)
Paris, France
OccupationNovelist, actress
Known forDetective novels


Catherine Arley, the literary pseudonym of Pierrette Pernot, is a France novelist, given birth to in Paris in 20 Dec 1924. She lives in Paris in the 16th arrondissement.

After senior high school, Catherine Arley joined the Country wide Conservatory of Dramatic Arts of Paris. She performed in street theater and in a few films, getting involved in the French creation of Fleuve étincelant (The Blinking Stream) by Charles Langbridge Morgan. She quit her acting profession after her relationship and at exactly the same time as her initial book, Tu vas mourir, made an appearance in the 1953 Éditions Denoël collection "Oscar" edited by Marcel Duhamel. Not surprisingly encouraging pleasant, her second book, La Femme de paille, a tale of deceptive adoption, was turned down by every French publisher to whom she provided it. She after that looked abroad to get a publisher and her book was eventually released in Switzerland in 1954, after that translated into twenty-four dialects, and filmed by Basil Dearden starring Gina Lollobrigida and Sean Connery. This worldwide fame still didn't help her to discover a French publisher. From 1962 to 1972, she just published three books: Le Talion (1962), Les Beaux Messieurs font comme ça (1968), which won a global award for suspense, and Les Valets d'épée (1968).It had been not until 1972 that she were able to end up being published in France: Pierre Geneva (pseudonym of Marc Schweizer) launched the "Suspense" series published by Eurédif and she became their superstar author. This era was Arley's heyday as she released, amongst others, Duel au top sang (1973, taken to the display screen by Sergio Gobbi beneath the name Blondy), Les Armures de sable (1976), and À tête reposée (1976), the narrative of the tragedy lived with a dad whose child is usually condemned to loss of life, created with great simpleness and winner from the 1979 reward for People from france Suspense.In 1980, Eurédif stopped their police series. Arley relocated to Le Masque series which released her new tales and her reissues for just two years. Her book À cloche-cœur received the 1981 reward for adventure books. In 1990 the Fleuve noir posting house released Arley's En 5 units, but her later on novels appeared straight in translation to Japan where these were instantly adapted for tv. Arley also produced a theatrical version of La Femme de paille, that was televised in 1976.Georges Rieben noted "her flavor for romantic episode, her grasp from the human being condition, imprisoned by tiny miseries, subjugated to it is future". In her books, Arley displays an excellent feeling of suspense, not really hesitating to include occasions of cruelty and details of humour.With her international career, Arley has sold a lot more than two million books between Collins, her English publisher, and Random House, her American publisher. She continues to be among the leading writers of the 10 years 1970 to 1980, having forged a location in French books for nonconformist and amoral detective fiction. Arley's popularity in France experienced from too little adventurous French web publishers who favoured the roman noir and neo-polar design in those days.



Tu vas mourir Paris : Denoël, 1953, 255 web pages (Oscar ; 15) Paris : Magazines Zed, 1963, 188 web pages (Haute stress ; 6)Reissued as: Mourir sans toi Paris : Eurédif, 1973, 216 web pages (Suspense ; 6) Paris : Eurédif, 1976, 187 web pages (Suspense poche ; 16)La Femme de paille Genève ; Paris : Jeheber, 1954 Paris : Eurédif, 1972, 249 web pages (Suspense ; 4) Paris : Eurédif, 1975, 249 web pages (Suspense poche ; 10) Paris : Librairie des Champs-Élyséha sido, 1982, 251 web pages (Membership des Masques ; 479)Le Talion Paris : Presses internationales, 1962, 192 web pages (Inter-Police choc ; 20) Paris : Inter-Presse, 1967, 231 web pages Paris : Eurédif, 1972, 205 web pages (Suspense ; 2) Paris : Eurédif, 1975, 251 web pages (Suspense poche ; 7) Paris : Librairie des Champs-Élyséha sido, 1981, 222 web pages (Membership des Masques ; 434)Les Beaux messieurs font comme ça – Prix International du Suspense 1968 Paris : Nalis, 1968, 240 web pages (novel from the month) Paris : Cercle Européen du Livre, 1969, 253 web pages – Foreword by Françoise Janin.Reissued as: La Baie des Trémoveés Paris : Eurédif, 1977, 201 web pages (through the GF series) Montréal : Presses Sélect, 1980, 201 web pages (Poche Sélect ; 263. Série Mystère 3) Paris : Librairie des Champs-Élyséha sido, 1982, 221 web pages (Membership des Masques ; 468)Les Valets d’épée Paris : Edmond Nalis, 1968, 253 web pages (Le Poche du mois ; 10) Paris : Eurédif, 1974, 222 web pages (Suspense ; 14). ISBN 2-7167-0260-8 Paris : EURÉDIF, 1977, 186 web pages (Suspense poche. 2nd series; 28). ISBN 2-7167-0506-2 Paris : Librairie des Champs-Élyséha sido, 1982, 156 web pages (Membership des masques ; 492). ISBN 2-7024-1297-1 Vingt large numbers et une sardine (Eurédif "Suspense" 1, 1972) Le Pique-feu (Eurédif "Suspense" 3, 1972)Le Fait du prince Paris : EURÉDIF, 1973, 212 web pages (Collection Suspense ; 5) Paris : EURÉDIF, 1976, 186 web pages (Collection Suspense poche. initial series; 13). ISBN 2-7167-0370-1 Cessez de pleurer, Melfy ! (Eurédif "Suspense" 9, 1973) Duel au top sang / Blondy (Eurédif "Suspense" 10, 1973) Oublie-moi, Charlotte ! (Eurédif "Suspense" 11, 1974) Robinson-Cruauté (Eurédif "Suspense" 12, 1974) La Galette des rois (Eurédif "Suspense" 16, 1975) La Garde meurt… (Eurédif "Suspense Poche" 1, 1975) Bête


La Femme de paille (L’Avant-scène théâtre 591, 1976)


Le Sens du devoir (in Noir Publication 1, 1954) En un vieux coup de miséricorde (Mystère publication 300, 1973) À naître de père inconnu (Mystère publication 307, 1973) Murder-lady (Mystère publication 309, 1973) L’Amour monstrueux de Traudi (Mystère publication 313, 1974) Calvaire

Stage productions

1950 : L'Étransformation de Paul Claudel, aimed by Hubert Gignoux, Center dramatique de l'Ouest La Femme de paille (law enforcement humor in two serves, 1976), aimed by Raymond Gérôme. Text message: Catherine Arley, from her book La Femme de paille. Creation: théâtre Edouard VII, 1976. Landscape: Roger Harth. Outfits: Donald Caldwel. Ensemble: André Dumas (Édouard the butler), Nicole Calfan (Hildegarde Maener), Raymond Gérôme (Anton Korff), Louis Seigner (Karl Richmond).


As an actor

La Septième personally porte (France, 1946). Movie director: André Zwobada. Duration: 88 moments. Solid: María Casares, Catherine Arley, Liane Dayde, Georges Marchal. El particular monsieur (France, 1949). Movie director: Yves Ciampi Une histoire d'amour (France, 1951). Movie director: Man Lefranc The Agony from the Eagles (France, 1952). Movie director: Jean Alden-Delos

As author

Blondy (France–Western Germany, 1975) - Film. Foreign game titles: Germicide – Vortex (US, 1979). Movie director: Sergio Gobbi. Screenplay predicated on the Catherine Arley book Duel au leading sang. Pictures: Jean Bordal. Editing and enhancing: Gabriel Rongier. Duration: 105 mins. Solid: Catherine Jourdan (Blondie), Pole Taylor (Christopher Tauling), Mathieu Carrière (Tauling), Bibi Andersson (Patricia Tauling), Paul Guers, Christian Barbier (Rex), Yves Brainville (diplomat), Walter Buschhoff (Dr. Ruth), Robert Le Béal (diplomat), Hans Meyer (Inspector), François Patrice (Inspector), Elisabeth Strauss (movie director), Maurice Travail (presenter), Monique Vita (Maria). Female of Straw (THE UK, 1964) - Film. French name: La Femme de paille. Movie director: Basil Dearden. Screenplay: Stanley Mann, Robert Muller and Michael Relph predicated on the Catherine Arley book La Femme de paille. Creation: Michael Relph. Music: Norman Percival. Pictures: Otto Heller (Eastmancolor). Editing and enhancing: John D. Guthridge. Models: Ken Adam. Artwork movie director: Peter Murton. Picture decorator: Freda Pearson. Outfits: Beatrice Dawson et Christian Dior. Creation developer: Charles Orme. Associate movie director: Clive Reed. Sound: Ray Baker. Duration: 117 mins. Solid: Gina Lollobrigida (Maria Marcello), Sean Connery (Anthony Richmond), Ralph Richardson (Charles Richmond), Alexander Knox (Lomer), Johnny Sekka (Thomas), Laurence Hardy (Baynes), Peter Madden (yacht captain), Danny Daniels, Noel Howlett, A.J. Dark brown, Robert Bruce, Georgina Cookson, Michael Corcoran, George Curzon, Gilada Dahlberg, Michael Goodlife, Ronald Hatton (Dr Murray), Joseph Smart (Peters), George Zenios (waiter at l’Isle Hôtel). El beau petit milliard (France, 1991) - Téléfilm. Movie director: Pierre Tchernia. Screenplay: Philippe David, Éric Reynaud-Fourton and Pierre Tchernia. Duration: 98 mins. Solid: Michel Galabru (Gilbert), Odette Laure (Mathilde / Mélanie), Pascale Roberts (Yvonne), Jean-Claude Bouillon (André), Jacques Dacqmine (M. de Mouriez), Henri Guybert (Felix), Jean-Claude Leguay (Dunoyer), Joel Lefrançois (René), Christiane Muller (Adrienne), Raymond Aquilon (postman), Bruno Balph (colleague), Jacqueline Valois (Gaby), Lily Fayol (Mado), Danielle Rocca (the housekeeper). Le Key du petit milliard (France, 1992) - Téléfilm. Movie director: Pierre Tchernia. Screenplay: Philippe David, Éric Reynaud-Fourton and Pierre Tchernia. Duration: 87 mins. Solid: Michel Galabru (Gilbert), Odette Laure (Mathilde / Mélanie), Pascale Roberts (Yvonne), Georges Corraface (John), Michel Serrault (Armand), Henri Guybert (Félix), Jacques Dacqumine (the notary), Joël Lefrançois (René), Alan Boone (Elliott), Éric Averlant (Franck).

Television theatre

La Femme de paille (law enforcement comedy in two acts, 1976). Program: Au théâtre ce soir 248. Movie director: Pierre Sabbagh. Documenting: Sunday, 15 Might 1976 in the théâtre Edouard-VII. Broadcast: Fri 3 Dec 1976 within the first route. Staging: Raymond Gérôme. Units: Roger Harth. Outfits: Donald Cardwell. Soundtrack: Fred Kiriloff. Solid: André Dumas (Edouard the butler), Nicole Calfan (Hildegarde Maener), Raymond Gérôme (Anton Korff), Louis Seigner (Karl Richmond).