The Possessors [Les grandes familles ]

Paris: Filmsonor, Circa 1958. Collection of 176 vintage black-and-white still photographs for the 1958 French film. All photographs with mimeographed series number on the verso, credited to photographer M. Dole on the recto, and mounted on watercolor paper in a
"Lavis aquarelle" brand spiral bound notebook with maroon faux leather front wrapper and affixed paper title label. Each photo number noted on the page in holograph ink.

Based on Maurice Druon's 1948 novel, the film stars Jean Gabin as the head of a wealthy French family, ruling his fortune and estate with an iron fist, and leaving little room for his heirs to prove worthy of the wealth.

Photographs 3.25 x 4.5 inches (8.25 x 11.25 cm), mounted four to a page on 9.25 x 12.75 inch stock. Photos Near Fine overall, notebook Very Good plus.

Full collation details available upon request.

Oxford History of World Cinema.


[Book #140515]

Price: $650.00