Trivial Pursuit was invented in Canada (Glenn Close mentions the cast of The Big Chill enjoying the game she brought from Canada – it not being available in the U.S.A. at the time of the filming).
There’s a scene in Day for Night that merits the trivia buff’s attention. The character played by François Truffaut is on the phone and is unravelling a parcel of books which the camera keeps a tight focus as the pile grows.
Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Jesus
Lubitsch (Anthologie du Cinéma 23)
Ingmar Bergman (Premier Plan)
The Films of Jean-Luc Godard (Movie Paperbacks Studio Vista)
Hitchcock’s Films by Robin Wood
Howard Hawks by Jean A. Gili
Bresson by Jean Sémolué
Revue du Cinema
I am unable to identify the issue Revue du Cinema – the cover reproduces a still from a movie unknown to me. Likewise the Rossellini book presents a cover without author name.
And so for day 1498