[Groupe Lettriste]. La Nuit du Cinema. n.p. [Paris]: n.p. [Groupe Lettriste], n.d. [1952]. 1p. leaflet (single-sided); 21 x 29.5 cm.; black text on off-white/grey stock.

Issued by the Groupe Lettriste (the Internationale Lettriste was only founded in June 1952), this single-sided leaflet promotes Lettrist experimental films, including Jean-Isidore sou’s “Traite de Bave et d’Eternite” (Treaty of Slime and Eternity) from April 1951, Gil J Wolman’s “L’Anticoncept” (The Anticoncept) from February 1952, and Guy-Ernest Debord’s “Hurlements en Faveur de Sade” (Howlings in Favor of Sade) from June 1952. Forthcoming films by Jean-Louis Brau and Serge Berna are also announced. The leaflet closes with the following sentence: “Nous faisons la revolution a nos moments perdus” (We engage in revolution in our spare time). A criticism of Chaplin (which will be further developed in the leaflet “Fini les Pieds Plats!”) can also be found in the first paragraph

Scarce in the trade, with two OCLC copies (Yale, BnF).

The full text is available at http://debordiana.chez.com/francais/cannes.htmIMG_6319

 

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