My Life and My Films

New York: Atheneum, 1974. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Jean Renoir on the title page: "To Dan and Estelle Rocklin. / Best wishes, / Jean Renoir."

Garson Kanin writes of the book: "Jean Renoir's book is a Jean Renoir film. I can think of no higher praise." Renoir went from sitting for his father's paintings as a boy to becoming the famed director of some of the twentieth century's most revered films, including "The Grand Illusion," "The Rules of the Game," and "The River." In short , episodic vignettes, Renoir fondly recounts many of his experiences, including the inspirational role Baroque music played in the conception of "The Rules of the Game," the on-set shooting conditions of "Swamp Water," attending anti-Hitler meetings in his youth, and memories of many filmmakers and actors.

Jacket has some creasing to one corner of the rear flap, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.


[Book #107841]

Price: $950.00