Monthly Archives: July 2010

museum piece

Item: John Ford, film director, Bel Air, California by Richard Avedon.
Gelatin silver print. April 11, 1972.

Where: The Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY.

cover art

Marilyn Monroe in The Prince and the Showgirl. 1957.

the stickers on records

Destiny’s Child. The Writing’s on the Wall. 1999.

(Thou shall pay bills.)

truffaut directs

François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Claude Jade and Nestor Almendros in the apartment on the fourth floor, above the offices of Les Films du Carrosse, where the scenes of Antoine and Christine’s married life in Bed and Board were filmed. 1970.

catching up with the chaplins

Viveca Lindfors and Geraldine Chaplin in something called La casa sin fronteras. Pedro Olea. 1972.

This flick seems to be all but forgotten.

I wonder what Chas thought about this.


John Dillinger (Warren Oates) is under arrest. Dillinger. Milius. 1973.



a book by its cover

Hiroshima Mon Amour screenplay by Marguerite Duras. Published 1961.

doinel presses

Antoine Doinel has my dream job (pressing long-players). Antoine et Colette/Love at Twenty. Truffaut. 1962.

discreet charm

Delphine Seyrig, Stéphane Audran, Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier and Jean-Pierre Cassel are just trying to get dinner in The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie. Luis Buñuel. 1972.