Paris: Cinema D'Aujourd'hui no. 21 / Editions Seghers, 1964. Later printing, trade softcover. INSCRIBED by film, theatre, and opera director Visconti on the half title page: "Pour Pierre / Luchino Visconti."
An early critical study on one of the key figures in post-World War II Italian cinema, a colleague of both Roberto Rossellini and Federico Fellini. Visconti is best know as the director of the classics "The Leopard" (1963), "The Damned" (1969), and "Death in Venice" (1971).
From the collection of noted cinephile and collector Pierre Goulliard, who spent decades in the latter half of the twentieth century obtaining inscriptions from the giants of European cinema.
Near Fine in wrappers. Square and tight, lightly rubbed overall. Text in French, illustrated with numerous photos throughout.