Modesty Blaise

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

N.p. N.p., Circa 1966. Vintage reference photograph from the 1966 film, showing director Joseph Losey with actress Monica Vitti on the set. Annotations in manuscript ink and pencil on the 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 throughout Italy, the Netherlands, and England.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #159648]