Varre, André de la, leading travelogue filmmaker and Academy Award winner (1902-1987). Collection of 205 picture postcards, postcards, letters and photographs to and from André de la Varre.

Various places, 1930s to 1960s.

Various formats.


A collection of private cards and letters, addressed to the de la Varre family and to himself, including some from de la Varre's later journeys.

André de la Varre is known for "Along the Lifeline of the British Empire: Suez, Malta, Gibraltar" (1936), "Cruising the Mediterranean" (1933), and "21 Days in Europe" (1971). "Grandad of Races" (1950), about the Palio di Siena, was an Academy Award winner.