History, Periodicals (Newpapers & Magazines) - Quantity: 4
|Publication year oldest item:||1954|
|Book Title:||Paris Match - 52 nummers in 4 banden|
|Number of Books:||4|
|Subject:||History, Periodicals (Newpapers & Magazines)|
|Publication year youngest item:||1955|
Paris Match - 1954/1955 - 52 issues (284 - 335), bound in 4 volumes - 4,742 pp. - Hardcover - 30.5 × 26.5 × 6.0 cm per volume - very good condition.
This French vintage magazines provide in nearly 4,800 pages a beautiful portrait of France and the rest of the world in the period August 1954 to August 1955. The format of Paris Match, a combination of topical information and exclusive photography, was copied from the famous American magazine Life.
In these issues, among other things, articles on political developments in the then French colonies (Viet Nam, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco), the infamous murder Dominici affair, the Poujade movement, the conferences of Bandung and Geneva and the school funding controversy in Belgium.
In addition, reports on films and film stars, including Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Gina Lollobrigida and Marlon Brando. Also many articles on art (Matisse, Jean Cocteau, Le Corbusier, Dali, Picasso), literature (Hemingway, Simone de Beauvoir, Sartre), science (the death of Einstein), music (Piaf, Patachou, Gilbert Bécaud, Johnny Ray, Lionel Hampton), sports (Tour de France with winner Louison Bobet, car crash in Le Mans), space travel etc.
Very noteworthy is the series of articles about the Soviet Union, with unique photos of the famous photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Apart from the richly illustrated articles on politics, sports, art, music, theatre, film, etc., the offered issues contain many wonderful ‘jazzy’ style advertisements.
On the covers, among others, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Greta Garbo, Zizi Jeanmaire, Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Gerard Philippe, Matisse and Louison Bobet.
The many pictures provide a good impression of this lot and show all the details.
|Member since:||January 10, 2014|
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