Jean Vigo, ‘L’Atalante, Bassin de la Villette & Canal de St Denis
Jean Vigo 1905 – 1934
Homage to Jean Vigo poetic film director of two short films A propos de Nice, (1930) and the banned Zero de Conduite, (1932) and his final film, the feature film L’Atalante, mutilated on its 1934 release, the year he died from tuberculosis.
Poet and screenwriter Jacques Prevert near the Bassin de la Villette, 1938. He was an ‘Extra’ in Vigo’s Zero de Conduite. photo Robert Doisneau
Near the Bassin de la Vilette, 2008. photo Pete Grafton
Now on Pete Grafton/You Tube