January 12th 1936

Dairy sub-note: 1st [Sunday] after Epiphany
1746. Pestalozzi, teacher, born

Went to French & English service. Went to “Vielle D’armes” with Mrs Schlund & Pierre. Waited 3/4 hour in queue while it rained. Pierre went back to Saint Germain. Mrs Schlund helped me to pack my trunk. Took photos of Pierre.

Diary entry for January 12th 1936

Veille d’armes was a 1935 film, for which the leading lady, known only as Annabella, won the Volpi Cup for best actress. The film title translates to ‘Sacrifice of Honour’.

Advertisement poster in Varieté for Veille d’armes

Published by derynjames

British author and voiceover.

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