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1957 Cannes Film Festival (Collection of 16 original photographs)

1957 Cannes Film Festival (Collection of 16 original photographs)

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1957 Cannes Film Festival (Collection of 16 original photographs)

by Manciet, Pierre, and L. Mirkine (photographers)

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Nice: Self published, 1957. Sixteen vintage photographs from the 1957 Cannes Film Festival. On the versos of 11 photos is a rubber-stamp for photographer "L. Mirkine," photographer "Pierre Manciet" on the versos of remaining 5, and names corresponding to the image subjects on the versos in manuscript ink. Housed in a manila envelope with "Festival 1957 Cannes" on the recto in manuscript ink.

The collection features images of Jean Cocteau (in the arms of Ann Heywood and June Laverick as he talks to James Robertson Justice), Patricia Smith, Izolda Izvitskaya, Roman Karmen, Don Murray, Grigoriy Chukhray, Oleg Strizhenov, Jacqueline Pagnol, Giuletta Masina, Eleanor Rossi Drago, Nadia Gray, Nicole Berger, Maurice Ronet, Melina Mercouri, William Wyler, Maëa Flohr, Mylene Demongeot, and John Kitzmiller, among others.

The 1957 festival marked it's tenth anniversary, prominent jurors included André Maurois, Jean Cocteau, Marcel Pagnol, Michael Powell, Dolores del Río, Claude Aveline, and Alberto Lattuada. For France, Jules Dassin's "He Who Must Die" (Celui qui doit mourir) and Robert Bresson's "A Man Escaped" (Un condamné à mort s'est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut) were in feature film competition, with Bresson winning Best Director.

Photos 5 x 7 inches. Light curling, else Near Fine.

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Title
1957 Cannes Film Festival (Collection of 16 original photographs)
Author
Manciet, Pierre, and L. Mirkine (photographers)
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
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Publisher
Self published
Place of Publication
Nice
Date Published
1957
Keywords
Photographs | 1950s Cinema | French Cinema | Cannes Film Festival | Press Photographs | European Cinema
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Photographs; French Cinema; 1950s Cinema; European Cinema; Cannes Film Festival;

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