Paris, Palace Hotel
Strasbourg, France: Jean Jungmann, Circa 1956. Archive of 38 vintage black-and-white press photographs of actress Francoise Arnoul at a release party for the 1956 French-Italian film at the Cinema des Arcades. All photos with annotations on the verso in holograph pencil. Photographed by Jean Jungmann and developed in his Strasbourg photography store, Portrait d'Art, with his imprint in the lower right of the photos, and all inside an original envelope from the story. Arnoul is seen signing autographs, gracefully smoking a cigarette, and accepting flowers on stage, as well as cavorting with costars of the film, including French-Armenian director Verneuil.
Fracoise (Arnoul) is a hotel employee, smitten with a valet named Gerard (Risso), and may or may not be related to wealthy businessman, Henri (Boyer), Gerard's boss.
Arnoul's last collaboration with director Verneuil, the others being "forbidden Fruit" (1952), "The Sheep Has Five Legs" (1954), "The Lovers of Lisbon" (1955), and "People of No importance" (1956).
5 x 7 inches. Very Good plus overall, with moderate curling. Envelope Good.
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