Modesty Blaise

Joseph Losey (director)
Peter O'Donnell, Jim Holdaway (comic)
Norman Hargood (photographer)
Evan Jones (screenwriter)
Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1966. Two vintage reference photographs of Monica Vitti from the 1966 film. One with cropping annotations in manuscript red and graphite pencil and "Modesty Blasie" stamp on verso.

Based on the British comic strip which originally appeared in 1963. Modesty Blaise, a former criminal mastermind occasionally employed by the Secret Service, must protect a shipment of diamonds en route to a small Middle Eastern kingdom from a crime syndicate. Monica Vitti's first English-speaking role. Nominated for the Palme d'Or.

Shot on location in Italy, Netherlands, and England.

8 x 10 inches. Light edgewear and some creasing to far corners, else Near Fine.

[Book #151104]