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The first separate printing of the text for Film (New York: Grove Press, 1969) includes the complete scenario, illustrations, and production shots, as well as the essay “On Directing Film” by Alan Schneider. Inscribed by Beckett to John Kobler, 1970.


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Film suivi de Souffle, translated from the English by the author (Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1972). One of 342 numbered copies on vélin Arches. Inscribed by Beckett to John and Evelyn Kobler, November 1972.

This is the first appearance in book form of Beckett’s translation into French of Film and Breath.



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