The Umbrellas of Cherbourg [Les Parapluies de Cherbourg]

Paris: Parc Film, Circa 1964. Collection of five vintage borderless photographs, three reference photographs featuring Jacques Demy on the set (two with Catherine Deneuve), one of Demy and composer Michel Legand, and one reference photograph of Catherine Deneuve, from the 1964 film. Three with "Les Parapluies de Cherbourg" stamps, and one with provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome," on the verso.

One of director Demy's most beloved films, about a young woman in Cherbourg who falls in love with a man who is promptly drafted into the Algerian War. A classic of French cinema, with every word of dialogue sung in recitative. The first French film musical shot in color, and the movie that made Deneuve a star.

Winner of the Palme d'Or and two other prizes at the 1964 Cannes Film Festival, and nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Screenplay.

Set and shot on location in Cherbourg, Normandy, France.

1) 7 x 5 inches, 2) 7.25 x 5.5 inches, 1) 8.25 x 7 inches, and 1) 9.5 x 7.25 inches. Some light edgewear, else Near Fine overall.

Criterion Collection 716. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema.

[Book #151000]