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Franju, Georges (director); Jean Redon (novel); Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Claude Sautet, Pierre Gascar (screenwriters); Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel (starring)
Eyes Without a Face (Archive of 19 original photographs from the set of the 1960 film)
France: Champs-Elysees Productions / Lux Film, 1960. Archive of 19 borderless reference photographs from the 1960 film. Ten of the photographs depicting crew at work on the set, four of which feature director Franju. Three photographs with the stamp of photographer P. Brard on the verso. Based on the novel by Jean Redon, about a doctor who goes to horrific lengths to restore his daughter's face after it was disfigured in an accident. Although passed by censor board, the films graphic surgical scenes caused controversy, and it was originally shown in the United States in a heavily edited version titled "The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus." Photographs various sizes from 5 x 3.25 inches to 9.25 x 6 inches. Near Fine overall. BFI 1190. Buss, French Film Noir. Clover, Men, Woman, and Chainsaws. Criterion Collection 260. Godard, Histoires du cinema. Grant France. RE/SEARCH, Incredibly Strange Films. Selby France Masterwork. Spicer France Neo-Noir.
Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA [Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.]

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