HUMAN DESIRE (1954) Photo archive

$950.00

[Los Angeles: Columbia, 1954]. Set of fifteen (15) vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single and double weight glossy silver gelatin photos. There are variations on the versos as illustrated such as Columbia studio stamps, Lippman photographer stamps, attached paper blurbs, NSA number stamps, and cast, credit and synopsis for release in London. The group shows normal use with minor creases, about fine.

Fritz Lang directed this murder noir based on the novel La Bête humaine by Émile Zola. The photos include stars Gloria Grahame, Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford and illustrate the tense relationships between the characters. Grahame gives a particularly haunted and affecting performance in this dark film noir.

Photos are coded: 1281-10, 17, 28,56, 66, 68, 74, 82, 89, 116, 118, 146, 150, 161, and one with still number cut off (for release in England).

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