Rita Renoir

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Rita Renoir.

Rita Renoir (19 January 1934 – 4 May 2016)[1] was a French strip-teaser and actress.

Biography[edit]

Vedette of the Crazy Horse Saloon, Renoir was, between 50's and 60's, one of the most famous European strip-teasers.[2][3] In 1964 Renoir was chosen by Michelangelo Antonioni to play the role of Emilia in The Red Desert,[2] and the following year she made her theatrical debut in René de Obaldia's Du vent dans les branches de sassafras, alongside Michel Simon.[4] In 1967 Renoir was the lead actress in Jean-Jacques Lebel's representation of the Pablo Picasso's drama Le Désir Attrapé par la Queue (Desire Caught by the Tail).[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mort de Rita Renoir, comédienne et célèbre strip-teaseuse". Ouest-France.fr (in French). 
  2. ^ a b Panorama, Edizioni 1938-1941. Mondadori, 2003. 
  3. ^ Antonella Giannone, Patrizia Calefato. Manuale di comunicazione, sociologia e cultura della moda: Performance. Meltemi Editore srl, 2007. 
  4. ^ Gershon Legman. Rationale of the dirty joke: an analysis of sexual humor, Volume 1. Simon and Schuster, 2006. 
  5. ^ Jean Jacques Lebel, Arnaud Labelle-Rojoux. Poésie directe. Fall Edition, 1994. 
  6. ^ Laurel Jean Fredrickson. Kate Millett and Jean-Jacques Lebel: Sexual outlaws in the intermedia borderlands of art and politics. ProQuest, 2007. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Frank Horvat, Patrick Lindermohr, J'aime le strip-tease, Éditions Rencontres, 1962
  • « Entretien avec Rita Renoir », in Plexus, la revue qui décomplexe, n° 3, Paris, août-septembre 1966
  • Julio Cortazar, Homenaje a una joven bruja, in Territorios, Mexico-Madrid-Buenos Aires, Siglo Veintiuno, 1978
  • Jean-Pierre Georges, Le Diable et la Licorne : métaphysique du strip-tease, Paris, La Table ronde, 2004

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