Paris: Seghers, 1974. First French Edition. Volume containing the screenplay for Truffaut's 1973 film Day For Night, starring Jacqueline Bisset, and his personal journal written while filming Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Illustrated throughout with stills from both films. An interesting association copy inscribed to Rudi Fehr, whose credits include House of Wax (1953), I Confess (1953), and Dial M For Murder (1954). After a long hiatus, Fehr returned to edit One from the Heart (1982) and the John Huston-directed Prizzi's Honor (1985). In 1993 he received the American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award. New. Item #281
Narrow octavo (20.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers with French flaps; ,6-235,pp; illus.; text is entirely in French. Inscribed by Truffaut to film editor Rudi Fehr on the title page: "Par Rudi Fehr / trés amicalement / François Truffaut." A few faint creases to wrappers, some laminate lift and flaking, else Very Good+ or better.