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Delon/Gabin/Verneuil: Modernity within Tradition

Alain Delon : Style, Stardom, and Masculinity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter


...Leila Wimmer focuses on Delon’s crime persona in the popular films he made partnering the most emblematic French male screen icon of the prewar era, Jean Gabin, highlighting the question of generational transmission through two conflicting...

Parisian Cinephiles and the Mac-Mahon

Paris in the Cinema: Beyond the Flâneur : Locations, Characters, History

British Film Institute, 2018

Book chapter


...Paris stands at the centre of the phenomenal passion for film that France has maintained since the first screening of the Cinématographe at the Salon Indien of the Grand Café on the boulevard des Capucines on 28 December 1895. From...