GATES OF THE NIGHT (Marcel Carné, 1946)

Adapting his and composer Joseph Kosma’s ballet Le Rendez-vous, which Roland Petit had choreographed, Jacques Prévert completed one more collaboration with filmmaker Marcel Carné: except for a couple of songs, the non-musical Les portes de la nuit, the record expense of whose production and overwhelming financial failure damaged Carné’s postwar reputation and, shortly, ended Prévert’s […]