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L'HERBIER, MARCEL. 1888-1979.
20 April 2011, 10:00 EDT
California, Los Angeles and New York

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L'HERBIER, MARCEL. 1888-1979.

1. Autograph Letter Signed ("Marcel L'HERBIER"), 4 pp recto and verso, small 4to (conjoined leaves), Berlin, March 9, [1918?], to M. Croze, on Eden Hotel letterhead in pencil. Lengthy discussion of his impressions on visiting Berlin and touring the new UFA Studios, commenting on their work-in-progress. He dines with FRITZ LANG and sees his collection of jades and ivories.
2. 2 Typed Letters Signed ("Marcel l'Herbier"), 2 1/4 pp recto and verso, 4to, Paris, 1929 & [1935], on letterhead, concerning casting for Nuits de Princes and with a discussion of the cinematographer on Vielle d'armes, taking to task a reviewer who did not identify him (Kruger).
3. 2 Typed Letters Signed and 1 Autograph Letter Signed ("Marcel l'Herbier"), 4 pp, 4to and 8vo, 1967-1968, concerning the founding of a new film history society and one to Jacques Deslandes about his criticisms. Plus a signed card and an inscribed photograph.

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