La Grande Illusion [The Grand Illusion]

Jean Renoir (director, screenwriter)
Charles Spaak (screenwriter)
Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim (starring)

New York: Filmarte, 1937. Vintage reference photograph from the 1937 film, showing (L-R) Jean Gabin, Gaston Modot, Pierre Fresnay, Julien Carette, Jean Daste, and Marcel Dalio. Provenance stamp and library stamps to the verso.

From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.

A disparate group of French soldiers plan an escape from their German captors during World War I. Widely regarded as a masterpiece of French cinema, a poignant look at nationalism, class differences, and prejudice.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with light wear to the corners.

Criterion Collection 1. Ebert I. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema. Rosenbaum 1000.

[Book #154246]