VIII Referendum Cinematographique International

Vichy, France: Self published, 1957. Original souvenir program, printed in France, for the June 1-15, 1957 film festival, the VIII Referendum Cinematographique International. The festival began in 1949 and was in essence a two weeks of filmgoing, with French-dubbed Italian, American, Russian and other international films, each reserved to its own day of screening and retrospection.

Films listed in the program include Roger Vadim's "No Sun in Venice," Jean Boyer's "Senechal the Magnificent," Lionello De Felice's "Disperato addio" (1955, "La mere et l'enfant"), Guy Hamilton's "The Colditz Story" (1955, "Nouvelle Illusion"), Michelangelo Antonioni's "Le Amiche" (1955, "Femmes entre elles"), Joseph Anthony's "The Rainmaker" (1956, "Le faiseur de pluie"), Martin Ritt's "Edge of the City" ("L'homme qui tua la peur"), Claude Bernard-Aubert's Vietnam War drama "Shock Patrol" ("Patrouille de choc"), Franz Antel's "Der Kongreß tanzt" (1955, "Le congres s'amuse"), Mario Zampi's "Now and Forever" (1956, "C'est formidable d'etre jeune"), Sergey Vasilyev's "Heroes of Shipka" (1955, "Heros de Chipka"), Robert Vernay's "Le coin tranquille," Henri Calef's "Les violents," Carlo Rim's "This Pretty World" ("Ce joli monde"), and Max de Vaucorbeil's documentary "Stars Never Die" ("Les etoiles ne meurent jamias"). Ads on the rear panel for "Schiaparelli" boutique and "Les Aventures d'Arsene Lupin."

4.75 x 6.25 inches, folded vertically as issued. Near Fine.


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