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 borderless reference photograph from the 1952 French anthology film, showing director Max Ophuls with a camera crew, filming a scene with actor Jean Gabin, who appears in the episode "La Maison Tellier."

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.

7 x 9.5 inches. Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 444.

[Book #149919]