Repulsion (1965) 50th Anniversary Tribute Part #3 – Catherine Deneuve + Ian Hendry + John Fraser + Yvonne Furneaux (dir. Roman Polanski)

Picture above: US Lobby Card – Ian Hendry and Catherine Deneuve

This is Part 3 of 3 articles paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of Repulsion (1965)

See also:
Part 1 – Repulsion 50th Anniversary Tribute
Part 2 – Repulsion 50th Anniversary Tribute

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Introduction

This article focuses of the marketing of the film – post-production – including the Cannes Film Festival, posters, press books, newspaper adverts and lobby cards.

Repulsion – Cannes Film Festival 1965

The premiere was held at the Cannes Film Festival in 1965 – and received wide critical acclaim. The pictures below were all taken during in Cannes during this period:

Catherine Deneuve Roman Polanski 1965 Cannes Repulsion

Picture: Catherine Deneuve and Roman Polanski

Repulsion 1965 Cannes Film Destival Catherine Deneuve Roman Polanski Gerard Brachs

Picture: Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski and Gerard Brachs

Repulsion Catherine Deneuve Roman Polanski Jean Luc Godard 1965 Cannes

Picture: Catherine Deneuve, Roman Polanski and Jean Luc Godard

Catherine Deneuve Francois Dorleac Cannes Film Festival May 24 1965

Picture: Catherine Deneuve and her sister, Francois Dorleac

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Picture: Catherine Deneuve and Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski Catherine Deneuve Repulsion 1965 Cannes Film Festival

Picture: Catherine Deneuve and Roman Polanski

Posters

The posters below are from a number of countries in which the film was released. The Japanese version in particular is rare and quite sort after – fetching good money at auctions.

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Poster: Italian version – Repulsion (1965)

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Poster: French version – Repulsion (1965)

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Poster: French version – Repulsion (1965)

REPULSION 1965 Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve Roman Polanski - American Poster 1

Poster: US version – Repulsion (1965)

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Poster: Spanish version – Repulsion (1965)

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Poster: Japanese version – Repulsion (1965)

Repulsion Hendry Deneuve Polanski

Poster: Japanese version – Repulsion (1965)

Repulsion Ian Hendry

Poster: German version – Repulsion (1965)

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Poster: Polish version – Repulsion (1965)

Press Books – Repulsion

Repulsion 1965 Press Book

Adverts – Repulsion

Repulsion Press Ads 1965

Repulsion Newspapaer Ad #2 1965

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Repulsion Advert 1965

Repulsion Miniature Herald Advert #3

Repulsion Miniature Herald Advert #2

Repulsion Miniature Herald Advert #1

Repulsion 1965 Advert Japan

Lobby Cards (F.O.H. Front Of House)

Lobby cards or F.O.H. cards are – as the names suggests – small-sized images printed onto card for use in the foyer of the cinemas or in display cases outside.

Repulsion 1965 Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve Still

Picture: English Lobby Card

The cards below are from the US – colourised versions of the black and white images:

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Deneuve #1

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve 1

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve 2

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve 3

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve 4

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve 5

Pictures: US Lobby Cards

Repulsion 1965 Lobby Card Ian Hendry Catherine Deneuve

Picture: Spanish Lobby Card

Reception

And finally, the ‘last word’ goes to some of the critical response to the film:

Repulsion Press Response 1965
And that concludes our trilogy of articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of Repulsion!

Until next time,

Best wishes

Neil Hendry
Editor, Official Website of Ian Hendry

Further Reading

A detailed account of the life and work of Ian Hendry in the new biography:

Read:  ‘Send in the Clowns – The Yo Yo Life Of Ian Hendry’ by Gabriel Hershman

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