Philippe Halsman The Frenchman
Photo Date 1949 Print Date 1949
Dimensions 9-1/4 x 6-7/8 in. (235 x 175 mm)
Photo Country France
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
Simon & Schuster, NY, 1949. [ Softcover ] Trade-sized pb, 96 pages + cover, Pictorial wraps. Wraps are a trifle worn at the extremities else near fine. A photographic interview with Fernandel as only Philippe Halsman could do it. Text on the inside front cover and most of the first page explain the book"s creation ("not planned at all") , then 24 questions followed by (turn the page), 24 full-page plates with Fernandel mugging a response to each question. Topics include America, International Politics, Hollywood, Women, Modern Art, Baseball, Taxes, etc.
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