Bob le Flambeur [Bob the Gambler]

Jean-Pierre Melville (director, screenwriter)
Roger Duchesne, Isabelle Corey, Guy Decomble (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1956. Vintage oversize borderless reference photograph from the 1956 French film noir, showing actor Roger Duchesne surrounded by Gallic toughs. With manuscript ink annotations to the verso.

Faced with an unlucky streak and debts to pay, a former bank robber turned gambler plans a heist of the Deauville casino during Grand Prix weekend. A key French New Wave antecedent and core French film noir.

Set and shot on location in the Montmartre district in Paris and Calvados, France.

9.5 x 12 inches, with a small bottom margin. Near Fine, with some light edgewear.

Criterion Collection 150. Grant France. Ebert II. Lee, The Heist Film. Selby France.

[Book #152432]