Until his death in 1963, Jean Cocteau held a unique place in French culture. To commemorate his friends and contemporaries, Cocteau wrote intimate portraits of celebrities from the fields of his many talents - theatre, cinema, art, ballet, and literature. Gathered in this collection, his descriptions illustrate everything that is accessible, sympathetic, memorable, durable, all-pervading, or dazzling about them. Ranging from moving and atmospheric to hilarious, it is in these portraits that the essence of Cocteau''s own work can be found.
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