Reynaud, Josette (Oudard), founding member of the Cinémathèque française (1921-2018), granddaughter of the French inventor Émile Reynaud. Autograph letter signed.

Paris, 1. VI. 1948.

8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium. With autograph addressed envelope.


To the writer, publisher and bookseller Roger Cornaille (1919-2000) at Le Minotaure bookstore in Paris, with recommendations of a series of articles on the French scientist and pioneer of the history of cinema Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904), hoping they will be of interest to him, and asking for the address of the Italian-born writer and film historian Joseph-Marie Lo Duca (ca. 1905-2004): "J'ai le plaisir de vous envoyer ci-joint les renseignements que vous m'avez demandés au sujet de Marey. J'espère que vous pouvez vous les procurer et qu'ils vous interessent. Pourriez-vous m'envoir l'adresse de Monsieur Lo Duca? [...]".

A few small tears to margins. An autograph list indicating a series of articles published in "La Bourgogne républicaine" mounted to the otherwise blank third page.

Stock Code: BN#56845 Tags: ,