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Title: Micheline Presle at the World Film Festival Brussels June 1947. Album with original photographs of the visit and numerous press cuttings.
Description: 15. Brussels, Universal International Pictures, 1947, in-folio album 46 x 32 cm, containing ca. 100 unnumbered leaves, bound in half cloth with marbled boards, title in yellow ink on the front cover. The album contains 40 original photos 175 x 240 mm, documenting the 3 day visit of the French film actress Micheline Presle at the Brussels' Film Festival. It contains further numerous press cuttings on the visit and an even more important section on the film she was coming to present at the Festival '' Le diable au corps'' with Gérard Philippe as the male star ; a movies produced by Claude Autant-Lara after a novel by Raymond Radiguet ( 1903 - 1923). The album contains also some press releases and an invitiation. All the cuttings and photos have been carefully mounted and have printed captions underneath. This unique document was made with great care by Universal Film Brussels and most probably once belonged to their archives. The hugely successfull film was first presented here in Brussels at the famous '' Festival Mondial du Film et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique''. One of the founding fathers of this Festival was P.G. van Hecke , who is also present on one of the photos. (Cinematography ; Belgian Art and Film Festival , Micheline Presle, original photographs ). Magnifique Album relatant la visite au Festival Mondial du Film et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique en 1947 de Micheline Presle pour présenter le film '' Le Diable au corps ''. Avec 40 grande photos originales et maintes extraits des journaux et revues. Très bel album. .

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Price: EUR 700.00 = appr. US$ 760.79 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 40593