Le Plaisir [House of Pleasure]

Max Ophuls (director, screenwriter)
Jacques Natanson (screenwriter)
Guy de Maupassant (stories)
Claude Dauphin, Jean Galland, Gaby Morlay, Madeleine Renaud (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1952. Vintage reference photograph from the 1952 French anthology film, showing actors Jean Galland, Paul Azais, and Gaby Bruyere, who appear in the episode "Le Masque." With manuscript pencil annotations on the verso.

Based on three short stories by Guy de Maupassant: "Le Masque" (1889), "La Maison Tellier" (1881), and "Le Modele" (1883). An exploration of pleasure and its repercussions.

Set and shot on location in Paris and Calvados, France

9.25 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, with a light diagonal crease to the bottom right corner.

Criterion Collection 444.

[Book #149568]