Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tower of Nesle 1955 Pierre Brasseur Egyptian one-sheet

Tower of Nesle (1955) - (Pierre Brasseur) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian one-sheet poster designed by Wahib Fahmy for the 1955 Abel Gance film Tower of Nesle AKA Tower of Lust AKA La tour de Nesle based on the 1832 play and novel by Alexandre Dumas with screenplay by Abel Gance and starring Pierre Brasseur as Jehan Buridan. Plot summary: In the 14th Century under Louis X the Tower of Nesle, a guard tower on the old Paris left bank city wall, was a setting for orgies organized by Queen Margaret of Burgundy and two princesses, who murdered their lovers on the morning after.

Cast and crew: Abel Gance, Alexandre Dumas pere, Silvana Pampanini, Pierre Brasseur, Paul Guers, Jacques Toja, Cristina Grado, Jacques Mafioli, Rivers Cadet, Hugues Wanner, Paul Demange, Paul Demange, Catherine Valnay, Constant Remy, Lia Di Leo, Marcel Raine, Michel Etcheverry, Michel Bouquet, Claude Sylvain, Andre Gabriello, Jacques Meyran, Nelly Kaplan, Dominique Relly

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