Original photograph of Charlie Chaplin and Jean Cocteau, circa 1955

N.p. N.p., Circa 1955. Vintage borderless press photograph of Charlie Chaplin and Jean Cocteau in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France, circa 1955. With the stamp of the Dalmas photo agency and International Magazine Services on the verso, along with holograph annotations.

Chaplin and Cocteau first met in 1936, while traveling by boat to Japan, and remained friendly throughout the intervening years. At the time this photograph was taken, Cocteau was living in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat at the estate of socialite Francine Weisweiller, while Chaplin owned a villa of his own, which he would sell to David Niven a few years later.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #142113]