As all well informed Alain Delon fans know November 8, 2010 will be Mr. Delon’s 75th birthday. Today’s post is a compilation of Mr. Delon from many of his earlier films. Watching these clips will help us begin our celebration of Mr. Delon’s impressively expressive eyes.
Please leave a comment sharing your early memories of Alain Delon.
Hope you enjoy –
Quand la femme s’en mêle
Rocco e i suoi fratelli
Che gioia vivere
Le diable et les dix commandements
Mélodie en sous-sol
The girl on a motorcycle
Le clan des Siciliens
La veuve Couderc
La prima notte di quiete
Traitement de choc
Les granges brulées
Les seins de glace
Attention, les enfants regardent
Parole de flic
The music is Jimmy Smith (chanson du film Les Félins) and “One At A Time”, composed by Michel Legrand and sung by Kiri Te Kanawa. It’s the English version of the theme song of the movie La piscine. Jacques Deray’s La piscine (1969) starred Alain Delon and Romy Schneider.
Rene Clement’s Les félins (1964) starred Alain Delon ,Jane Fonda and Lola Albright.
In 1964 Verve records released Jimmy Smith’s album, The Cat. It features the sound of Smith’s Hammond B-3 organ with big band arrangements by composer Lalo Schifrin.
The album included tracks-
Theme from Joy House -written by Lalo Schifrin
The Cat -written by Lalo Schifrin
Delon’s Blues -written by Jimmy Smith