Festival de Cannes: 30 Ans de Photographie
Paris: Contrejour, 1981. 1st Edition. Folio, publisher's photo-illustrated glossy paper-covered boards, spine and upper board titled in yellow.
Russian-born French set and magazine photographer Mirkine's 30-year record of shooting the International Film Festival at Cannes. Glamor on every page, with black-and-white photos of Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Kirk Douglas, Claudia Cardinale, Romy Schneider, Jeanne Moreau, Monica Vitti, Elizabeth Taylor, Kim Novak, Orson Welles, Federico Fellini, Jean Cocteau, Maria Callas, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Sanders, Eddie Constantine, Alfred Hitchcock, David Bowie, Farrah Fawcett, Simone Silva, Robert Mitchum, Roman Polanski, Nastassja Kinski and others. Preface by François Chalais, with a biographical essay, an account of the Festival by Mirkine, and a list of the major award winners ("Palmarès") from 1946-80. Text in French. No dust jacket, as issued. Gift inscription in red marker to front endpaper. Corners and spine-ends lightly banged. Very good. Item #6788