Gates of the Night [Les portes de la nuit]

Paris: N.p., Circa 1946. Vintage borderless oversize reference photograph of director Marcel Carné talking with cast and crew members on the set of the 1946 film. Stamp of photographer Émile Savitry on the verso.

A former member of the French underground begins to fall in love with a beautiful woman, but soon realizes that her brother gave his best friend over to the Gestapo during the war. The sixth and final collaboration between Carné and screenwriter Jacques Prévert, a lengthy collaboration that produced "Drôle de drame" (1937), "Quai des brumes" (1938), "Le Jour se lève" (1939), "Les Visiteurs du soir" (1942), and "Les Enfants du paradis" (1945).

9.5 x 10.25 inches. Near Fine, with light creasing at the bottom corners.


[Book #156664]