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Cinema and video
“Fantômas, le mort qui tue” at the Gaumont-Palace
At the Richelieu Library (Site Richelieu), the Performing Arts department holds the following:
Of particular note are archive collections of directors (René Clair, Marc Allégret, Jean Grémillon, Abel Gance, André Antoine, etc.), producers, (Serge Sandberg, etc.), set designers and composers (Léon Barsacq, Maurice Jaubert, etc.), critics, historians, and actors (Delphine Seyrig, Charles Vanel, Jean Mitry, Léon Moussinac, Marcel Lapierre, etc.).
The department also holds screenplays from the Gaumont and Pathé companies from the beginnings of cinema to the 1920s.
The Prints and Photographs department holds the following:
The Music department holds film music scores where these have been published (usually only in part).
The Audiovisual department at the François Mitterrand Library (Site François-Mitterrand) also holds film screenplays and synopses, where published.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
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