White Nights [Le Notti Bianche]

Luchino Visconti (director, screenwriter)
Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel)
Paul Ronald (photographer)
Suso Checchi D'Amico (screenwriter)
Maria Schell, Marcello Mastoianni, Jean Marais (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1957. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Luchino Visconti, cinematogrpher Giuseppe Rotunno, and Maria Schell on the set of the 1957 film.

Loosely based on the 1848 short story by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Remade in 2008 as "Two Lovers," directed by James Gray and starring Joaquin Phoenix and Gwyneth Paltrow.

A young man (Marcello Mastroianni), new to the city, meets a girl (Schell) crying on bridge for a lover who may not return, striking up a tentative romance.

6.75 x 9.25 inches. Near Fine, with light wear and creasing at extremities.

Criterion Collection 296.

[Book #150862]