Magnum on Stage at Vannes Photo Festival
The group show featuring behind-the-scenes photographs from cinema sets goes on display in France for the first time
Magnum photographers have borne witness to some of the most important moments in cultural history, recording the making of many of history’s classic films.
This exhibition takes visitors behind the scenes of cinematic masterpieces including Charlie Chaplin’s Limelight (W. Eugene Smith), Billy Wilder’s The Seven Year Itch (Elliott Erwitt), Nicholas Ray’s Rebel Without a Cause (Dennis Stock), Orson Welles’ The Trial (Nicolas Tikhomiroff), John Huston’s Moby Dick (Erich Lessing), Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s Suddenly, Last Summer (Burt Glinn), Andrzej Zulawski’s L’important c’est d’aimer (Jean Gaumy), Michelangelo Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point (Bruce Davidson) and Volker Schlondorff’s Death of a Salesman (Inge Morath).
The exhibition features both classic and rarely seen photos of Hollywood’s finest such as Montgomery Clift, James Dean, Clark Gable, Katharine Hepburn, Charlton Heston, Dustin Hoffman, Buster Keaton, Klaus Kinski, John Malkovich, Marilyn Monroe, Gregory Peck, Anthony Perkins, Elizabeth Taylor, John Wayne, Natalie Wood and many more.