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Making faces: a highly original visual Q&A with France's most beloved comic actor In New York in 1948, photographer Philippe Halsman had a chance meeting with Fernandel, a French movie star from the vaudeville tradition, and asked the actor to participate in a completely original photographic experiment. Halsman would ask Fernandel questions about America to which he would respond using only facial expressions. With his wide, lovable horse-face, Fernandel mimicked the answers to such questions as "Does the average ...

Philippe Halsman: The Frenchman 2015, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783836526081

Trade paperback

Philippe Halsman: The Frenchman 2005, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822846414