Toto and Franca Faldini for "The Law Is the Law" [La loi est la loi]

Paris: Cinedis, 1958. Collection of four original single weight black-and-white press photographs from a showing of the 1958 French-Italia film. Starring actor Toto is seen with mistress and colleague, Franca Faldini, cavorting with fans and Toto with the host of the event. Photographer Traverso's rubberstamp, numerical notation in holograph pencil, and film title in holograph ink on the verso. Housed in an original Cinedis manilla envelope with French film title in holograph pencil on the front.

In an imaginary village on the border between Italy and France, a French customs agent (Fernandel) watches every move of an Italian smuggler (Toto), who eventually discovers that the agent is Italian, not French. Faldini did not appear in this film, but collaborated with Toto on eight earlier films, including "Toto and the Women" (1952) and "Dov'e la liberta...?" (1954).

Shot on location in Italy. Entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival in 1958.

5 x 7 inches. Light curling, else Near Fine.


[Book #144613]

Price: $95.00