La course du lievre a travers les champs [And Hope to Die]

Paris: Twentieth Century-Fox, Circa 1972. Two vintage borderless black-and-white reference still photographs from the 1972 French film "La course du lievre a travers les champs," release in the US as "And Hope to Die." Featured is a rare still of director Clement brandishing a rifle, and a still of actor Trintignant contemplating the true value of a ten-dollar bill.

Loosely based on David Goodis' 1954 seminal hardboiled novel "Black Friday," a paperback original. A French fugitive heads for Canada and ends up joining a gang of criminals in the midst of kidnapping the mentally-challenged daughter of a rival crimelord. The plan goes accordingly until the girl accidentally dies.

Shot on location in Quebec, Canada, and Hauts-de-Seine, France.

Both stills 7 x 9.25 inches, borderless as issued. Ink annotations on the versos, else Near Fine overall.

[Book #135242]

Price: $275.00