The Blood of a Poet

Apr 15, 2008 · 1985 views

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“The Blood of a Poet” was gay French director Jean Cocteau’s first feature film. It is an experiment in “surrealism” and was originally screened privately in Paris in October 1930, but it wasn’t released publicly […]


  1. Robert says:

    It is important to point out that Salvador Dali was involved in this classic film.

  2. He was? In what way? The only reference to Dali and this movie that I can find is “The Surrealists, including Breton, Dali, and Tzara, noisily defended Bunuel’s film and derided Cocteau’s.”

    From here:

    Dali made similar movies with Luis Buñuel.

  3. robert says:

    Though he did not appear nor was given credit it is my understanding ( from an old art school paper ) he consulted and gave ideas…….* goes and tries to find such paper *

    p.s. It was many years since I was in art

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