Gil Delamare, stunt man

Paris: AGIP / Cinemonde, Circa 1955. Original press photograph of French stuntman and special effects artist, Gil Delamare, at the wheel of an automobile in helmet and goggles, circa 1955. Brief cropping annotations in holograph pencil, Delamare's name in holograph ink, and rubber stamps for photographer Cohen and film magazine Cinémonde, on the verso. Cinémonde Issue number 1101 (September 8, 1955) noted within the rubber stamp in holograph pencil.

Delamare was a prolific stunt man, safety instructor, special effects artist, and record holder who died filming a crash sequence in 1966. Notable film credits include "Fan-Fan the Tulip" (1952), "Beauties of the Night" (1952), "Jailbirds" (1954), "The Longest Day" (1962), and "How to Steal a Million" 1966).

5 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, with slight curling and light creases.


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