Versailles: Cinema Kursaal, (1949?). Invitation card printed on four sides of a bifolium, approx. 4 X 5-1/4 in. Guest's name inked in appropriate blank line on front; fine. Item #206086
Invitation for a private screening of Cloche's 1949 film about the life of René Laënnec, inventor of the stethoscope. Although the year is not given on the card, the date of the screening is "Samedi 5 Mars," which would have been in 1949, the year of the film's release. The invitation includes a lengthy statement about the educational impact of film on young people.