Collection SC150 - Jean Cocteau collection

Page from "L' Eternel Retour" script.

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Jean Cocteau collection

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  • 1943 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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Jean Cocteau, poet, playwright, and film director, born in Maisons-Lafitte, France. He had early success with his poems, which he fully exploited, and figured as the sponsor of Picasso, Stravinsky, Giorgio de Chirico, and the musical group known as Les Six. He was an actor, director, scenario writer, novelist, critic, and artist, all of his work being marked by vivacity and a pyrotechnic brilliance. His best-known works include his novel Les Enfants terribles (1929, Children of the Game), his play OrpheI

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The collection consists of Roy Alexander Fowler's copy of the shooting filmscript of L' Eternel Retour (1943). Fowler wrote The Film in France, London: Pendulum Pub. Ltd. (1946).

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Revised by JF, July 19, 2013.

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  • English

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