• Short Summary

    A very short interview clip, shots of Cocteau with Colette and in various poses.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.


    MS The French film producer and poet, Jean Cocteau, talking with another man. Very brief shot, Jean Cocteau walking in front of his home at Milly-la-Foret. Various shots, small crowd gathering to pay homage to the great poet who had died, aged 74, just five hours after he heard of the death of his close friend, Edith Piaf. MS Cocteau peers at the camera through the railings of public building, then strides across the street. MS Cocteau seen through a fog of smoke in discussion with French writer Colette at his home. (3 shots). MS Dome of a church. MS Brief shot of Cocteau flourishes his cloak, standing with a small group of people. Various shots, Cocteau poses with some of his paintings. MS Jean Cocteau seated at desk speaking in French, a very brief interview. (Sync. sound). Various shots, a Mass being held under Cocteau's wall painting in the small chapel. MS Jean Cocteau signing one of his works of art.

    Note: Date on original record: 14/10/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:37:00 / 01:49:00:00
    UN 3806 B

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