Tales of Paris [Les Parisiennes]

France, Italy: Francos Films / Incei Film, 1961. Original press kit for the 1962 French-Italian film. Includes seven- and four-page pamphlets detailing film production, sequences, and synopses, with a press note and two accompanying film credit sheets from R. Chabert to Monsiuer Gay-Lussac, indicating the supplied press kit, and a note from Christiane Fournier, a film critic, discussing her plans to include the film in an essay for the magazine, Les Dessous Élegants, dated Ocotber 17, 1961, in holograph ink. Any ephemera relating to this film is scarce.

Little known French anthology film composed of sequences, not unlike the De Sica-Fellini-Monicelli-Visconti collaboration, "Boccaccio '70" (1962), released the same year. Of note is the last sequence, involving Johnny Hallyday who sings the Aznavour song "Hold Back the Night" to Catherine Deneuve.

Pamphlets 8.25 x 13 inches, side-stapled, printed on rectos. Press note 5.25 x 8 inches, film credit sheets 8 x 10 inches. Slight uniform toning, else Near Fine.

[Book #139129]