Introduction. Fifteen years of 1950s cinema1
Signoret's star persona and redressing the costume cinema
‘Neither charm nor sex appeal…’ Just what is the appeal of Simone Signoret?
Dora the image-maker and Henri-Georges Clouzot's Quai des orfèvres
The art of borrowing
Gabin, Grisbi and 1950s France
The star as the ‘great man’ in French cinema