Georges Franju on the set of “Les Yeux Sans Visage”

Georges Franju (1912-1987), French director extraordinaire and founder of “La Cinémathèque de France” in Paris along with Henri Langlois is also the creator of the masterpiece “Les Yeux sans Visage” in 1960.
I am happy to present these hard-to-find photos of one of my favorite figures working behind the scenes.
I am not the author of these images. All rights go to Georges Franju.
For a kick-ass photo of Godard and the gang on the set of one of his favorite films, click here

Edith Scob, Alida Valli and director Georges Franju rehearse a scene of Les Yeux Sans Visage.

Franju and his favorite “patient” on set!

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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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