The Folies Bergere, First Edition, 1955, London
Written by Paul Deval, director of the Folies Bergere. Translated by Lucienne Hill and preface by Maurice Chevalier. Methuen & Company, London, Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket. First edition. First printing. 1955.
32 pages of illustrations are included as the author described the whole process of presenting a revue, from the first frenzied script conferences and crowded auditions to the mass dress parades, all-night costume fittings, and the lighting and music rehearsals a few days before the first night. The illustrations on the colorful DJ depict the Folies and entertainers in classic 1900's poster style.
Book is in superb condition. Protected in a Mylar jacket.
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