Rendezvous [Le rendez-vous]

Paris: G. de Boissiere, 1961. Original French press kit for the 1961 French-Italian film, "Le rendez-vous." Text in French. Resembling the star biography and film credit packets often seen with US press kits, this material details film credits, cast and crew biographies, and a synopsis. The film was produced by Cinetel, but here is credited to publicity manager G. de Boissiere, with their cute cat logo.

Unseen noir based on Patrick Quentin's 1955 novel, "The Man with Two Wives," released in France as "La Verite du Mensonge." Pierre (Pascal) witnesses a murder while with his wife Madeleine (Girardot), the decease being a photographer who snapped some lurid photos of Pierre’s sister-in-law, Daphne (Parisy). Pierre gives Daphne a false alibi, and the police discover the photographer was Madeleine’s lover.

22 leaves, printed rectos, a few corner-stapled, on "DEB (de Boissiere) parchment, mimeograph duplication. Housed in a DEB pocketed paper folder, 8.5 x 12.25 inches. Near Fine overall.


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