The following illustrations for Marcel Carné’s Les visiteurs du soir and Children of Paradise were created by the inimitable art director and production designer Alexandre Trauner, who brought to life detailed worlds for many films by Carné’ and other great French directors.
“The reason why Laughton didn't direct was because when this movie came out in 1955, it was a commercial failure and the critics were unrelenting. He was traumatized by the event and vowed off of . . .”