Delon/Gabin/Verneuil: modernity within tradition

Wimmer, Leila (2015) Delon/Gabin/Verneuil: modernity within tradition. In: Alain Delon: Style, Stardom, and Masculinity. Bloomsbury, New York, London, New Delhi, Sidney, pp. 75-90. ISBN 9781623567606

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This chapter follows the career of Alain Delon - and in particular it explores the pairing of Delon and Jean Gabin in the popular heist films Mélodie en sous-sol (1963) and Le Clan des Siciliens (1969), both directed by Henri Verneuil, one of the most successful French auteurs of postwar cinema. The chapter discusses stardom and masculinity in French cinema in the 1960s.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Delon, Alain, 1935-; Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976; Verneuil, Henri, 1920-2002; Mélodie en sous-sol (1963); Le Clan des Siciliens (1969); French cinema; stardom; masculinity
Subjects: 700 The arts; fine & decorative arts > 790 Recreational & performing arts
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Leila Wimmer
Date Deposited: 09 May 2019 15:03
Last Modified: 22 May 2019 08:17


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