The Handmaid's Tale

Alan Pappe (photographer)
Volker Schlondorff (director)
Margaret Atwood (novel)
Harold Pinter (screenwriter)
Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn (starring)

Germany: Bioskop Film, 1990. Two double weight photographs from the 1990 US / German co-production. With the stamp of photographer Alan Pappe, and holograph annotations identifying the film on the versos. Struck by Pappe circa 1990s, from his archive.

Pappe worked as a film still and press photographer for 30 years, photographing a who's who of film and music stars, including iconic images of Sharon Tate, Jimi Hendrix, and Liza Minnelli, as well as album cover for the "Grease" soundtrack album, and the interior images of Jefferson Airplane's "After Bathing at Baxter's." His 1972 "Time" magazine cover photograph of Minnelli in "Cabaret" is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

Based on Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, which envisions a dystopian future in which fertile women are forced to become sexual surrogates for wealthy, childless families. The novel was adapted again in 2017 for an ongoing television series.

8 x 10 inches, with wide margins. Near Fine.


[Book #149039]