France / Italy: Filmsonor, Circa 1960. Collection of eleven vintage borderless single weight still photographs from the 1960 French film noir. Seen in the images are director Jacques Becker with his camera, starring actors Marc Michel and Michel Constantin, and other members of the cast and crew on the set. Notations in holograph pencil, on the versos of nearly all.
Based on Jose Giovanni's 1957 first novel, "Le Trou" (The Break). True story of the 1947 Le Sante Prison break, with one of the real escapees, Keraudy, playing his own character in the film.
One photos 7 x 9.5 inches, ten photos 5 x 7 inches. Light curling, else Near Fine.
Criterion Collection 129. Godard, Histoires du cinema.
Buss, French Film Noir. Grant US. Hayden and Schneider 1001, Selby Masterpiece US. Spicer US.