The fifties at the Grand Action cinema

Audrey Hepburn dressed by Hubert de Givenchy for "Love in the Afternoon" by Billy Wilder, 1956. © Alain Adler / Roger-Viollet

Audrey Hepburn dressed by Hubert de Givenchy for "Love in the Afternoon" by Billy Wilder, 1956. © Alain Adler / Roger-Viollet

For our exhition "The 50s, Fashion in France,1947-1957", the Grand Action cinema is screening a selection of films highlighting the take of 50s cinema on the golden age of French haute couture.

From Howard Hawks’ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to Jean Boyer’s Fernandel the DressmakerFrench fashion has always been an inspiration for filmmakers. This selection of 16 films paints a picture of the style and elegance of a symbolic era which established Paris as the capital of fashion and filmmaking.

In partnership with la MISSION CINÉMA City of Paris Department, PARIS MUSÉES et LE GRAND ACTION.

Every Friday at 8pm, from 18th July to 31st October, 2014Movies are thrown in their orginale version.

July 18th
Rue de l'estrapade by Jacques Becker (1953)
Duration : 1h37 - With : Daniel Gélin, Louis Jourdan, Anne Vernon - Costumes by : Jacques Heim et Marie‐Rose Lebigot

July 25th
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Howard Hawks (1953)
Duration : 1h31 - With : Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn - Costumes  by : Travilla

August 1st
Le Amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni (1955)
Duration : 1h44 - With : Eleonora Rossi Drago, Gabriele Ferzetti, Franco Fabrizi - Costumes by : Enzo Bulgarelli

August 8th
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock (1954)
Duration: 1h52 - With : James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey - Costumes by : Edith Head

August 15th
Edward and Caroline by Jacques Becker (1951)
Duration : 1h28 - With : Daniel Gélin, Anne Vernon, Elina Labourdette -
Costumes by : Carven, Marie‐Rose Lebigot, Roland Meyer

August 22nd
Monkey Business by Howard Hawks (1952)
Durée : 1h37 -
Avec : Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Marilyn Monroe - Costumes : Travilla
Barnaby Fulton, chimiste de talent, tente de mettre au point une eau de jouvence. La guenon qui lui  sert de cobaye s'échappe et l'imitant, concocte sa propre mixture. Barnaby en boit et se conduit comme un gamin. Puis c'est sa femme qui en ingurgite...

August 29th
Dreams by Ingmar Bergman (1955)
Duration : 1h27- With
 : Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand

September 5th
Roman Holiday by William Wyler (1953)
Duration : 1h58 - With : Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert - Costumes by : Edith Head

September 12th
Fernandel the Dressmaker by Jean Boyer (1956)
Duration : 1h35 - With : Fernandel, Suzy Delair, Fred Pasquali - Costumes  by : Pierre Cardin et Marcel Escoffier

September 19th
Designing Woman by Vincente Minnelli (1957)
Duration : 1h58 - With : Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray - Costumes by : Helen Rose

September 26th
Love in the Afternoon by Billy Wilder (1957)
Duration : 2h10 - With : Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier- Costumes by : Hubert de Givenchy et Mary Tate

October 3rd
Journey to Italy by Roberto Rossellini (1954)
Duration : 1h25 - With
 : Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Maria Mauban - Costumes by : Fernanda Gattinoni

October 10th
To Catch a Thief by Alfred Hitchcock (1955)
Duration : 1h46 - With
 : Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis - Costumes by : Edith Head

October 17th
Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini (1953)
Duration : 1h33 - With Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini - Costumes by : Gastone Medin

24th October
A Place in the Sun by George Stevens (1951)
Duration : 2h02 - With : Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters - Costumes by : Edith Head

October 31st
And God created Woman by Roger Vadim (1956)
Duration : 1h35 - With : Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant - Costumes by : Jean André

Le Grand Action cinéma
5 rue de Ecoles, Paris 5e
Phone : +33 (0)1 43 54 47 62

A full-price ticket bought at the Grand Action cinema will give you a discount on a ticket for the exhibition at the Palais Galliera, and vice-versa, a full-price ticket bought at the Palais Galliera will give you a discount for a screening of your choice at the Grand Action cinema.
. Le Grand Action: Full-price €9 / Concession: €4.50
. Palais Galliera: Full-price €8 / Concession: €6

To know more about "The 50s" exhibition, click here.