Ruscio, A. (1987) La Décolonisation tragique, 1945-1962, Paris: Messidor/Éditions Sociales.

An actor famous for pioneering physical theatre and mime, who worked with many famous theatre directors including Copeau and Barrault, as well as in films such as Carné’s Les Enfants du Paradis. After the war, he opened his own school, and produced famous mimodrames such as Les Arbres (The Trees), L’Usine (The Factory) and Le Combat antique d’Antoine et Cléopatre (The Ancient Struggle between Antony and Cleopatra).