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Original letters, historical documents, newspaper clippings, and tidbits from the Venice Film Festival.
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LETTERS - NOTES FROM CARMELO BENE , 1970
Carmelo Bene’s handwritten notes about the film Don Giovanni, presented in a special screening.
LETTERS - TELEGRAM BY FEDERICO FELLINI , 1953
Italian filmmaker thanked Festival director Antonio Petrucci, regretting not to have greeted him personally.
LETTERS - MARIO MONICELLI , 1959
Mario Monicelli answers the invitation by Director Floris Luigi Ammannati to the 20th Venice Film Festival.
LETTERS - LETTER SENT BY AUDREY HEPBURN AND MEL FERRER , 1955
Audrey Hepburn and her husband Mel Ferrer decline the invitation to the Venice Film Festival.
LETTERS - TELEGRAM BY GLORIA SWANSON , 1954
The original telegram in which the great diva of silent film Gloria Swanson agreed to participate in the 15th Venice International Film Festival.
LETTERS - TELEGRAM BY MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI , 1983
Antonioni, worried that time was running out, pressed for the completion of the catalogue of the exhibition "Antonioni, le montagne incantate".
LETTERS - FROM WALT DISNEY TO GIUSEPPE VOLPI DI MISURATA , 1939
Walt Disney thanks the president of the Biennale for the prize awarded to Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
LETTERS - TELEGRAM BY LAURA BETTI , 1968
The telegram in which Laura Betti announced her arrival in Venice.
LETTERS - ALBERTO MORAVIA ANNOUNCES HIS PARTICIPATION , 1967
Alberto Moravia announces his participation in the 1967 Venice Film Festival, directed by Luigi Chiarini, as President of the Jury.
LETTERS - ROUBEN MAMOULIAN THANKS OTTAVIO CROZE , 1955
Shortly before leaving the Lido, director Rouben Mamoulian drafts a handwritten letter, to thank the director of the Venice Film Festival Ottavio Croze.



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