Note: The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below.
Above, Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Louis Malle and Roman Polanski — one of 25 photos of filmmakers hanging out together. [Flavorwire]
Saul Bass‘ sketches for The Shining poster, featuring handwritten notes from Stanley Kubrick. [The Fox is Black]
David Lynch‘s note to projectionists for Mullholland Drive. [Reddit]
In honor of his birthday this past week, watch over 10 hours worth of George Melies‘ films.
Help kickstart a restoration of Howard Brookner‘s Burroughs: The Movie doc, featuring sound by Jim Jarmusch. [Kickstarter]
Tony Curtis teaches Stanley Kubrick some card tricks on the set of Spartacus. [Cinephilia]
Watch a short BBC documentary on cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express). [The Playlist]
Alfred Hitchcock‘s letter to Billy Wilder after seeing The Apartment. [Cinephilia]
The 2001: A Space Odyssey monkey takes a break from filming.
Watch an interview with David Lynch around the release of his 1984 Dune.
Francouis Truffaut jots down possible titles for his directorial debut, The 400 Blows. [Aphelis]
Watch Sergio Corbucci‘s 1966 film Navajo Joe, a prime inspiration for Quentin Tarantino on Django Unchained. [The Playlist]