Leon Morin, pretre [priest]

Paris: Concordia Compagnia Cinematografica, 1961. Original French promotional book for the 1961 French film. Based on the 1952 novel by Beatrix Beck. With a small red rubber stamp from a French movie house at the top center of the front wrapper.

A departure for both Melville and Belmondo, both turning from the crime films for which they were best known in order to make a moving adaptation of Beck's novel, a complex story of unrequited love, set during World War II and the Holocaust.

6 pages, saddle stapled, 9.5 x 12.25 inches. Single horizontal fold at the center, likely as issued, else Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 572.

[Book #134750]