Photographs, posters, shooting objects… This exhibition in Lille will make you relive the wonderful years

Photographs, posters, shooting objects… This exhibition in Lille will make you relive the wonderful years

Relive the history of Le Splendid through archives and objects of all kinds at this unique exhibition in Lille. (©Amandine Vachez / News from Lille)

It is a very pleasant moment that awaits you Rihour Palace in Lille (North) if you like style splendid. In the new one, an ensemble of French actors is honored Exhibition of the CineComedies festivalcurrently open to the public, until Sunday, October 2, 2022.

The beginnings

You probably know many films of this group. And also iconic replicas of their characters! You may have even seen them on stage. But do you know the story of Splendid? The origin of this name, the beginnings in the theater, the first film adaptation? You can learn more at this exhibition thanks to exceptional documents. Texts, images, Ina archives, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings make up a great collection and take you back to this iconic era of French comedy.

Unusual items

Just like the visitors who walked through the exhibition with us, you should have a little laugh while discovering some of the exhibits.

As soon as you walk up to the Palais Rihour, the visitor is in the mood.
As soon as you walk up to the Palais Rihour, the visitor is in the mood. (©Amandine Vachez / News from Lille)

Because this exhibition is not only made up of “historical” archives, but also iconic accessories! Costume by Thierry Lhermitte v Santa Claus is trashZézette’s cart or even a frog in a glass [d]Tanned people go skiing are on display… alongside the sometimes insane by-products!

Obviously we won’t quote everything or give away too many pictures. It would spoil the fun.

We can only recommend his visit. Plus it’s free! The only risk is that you’ll have a mad desire to remake movies. Good news, some will be airing during the festival which is starting soon!

The exhibition is open every day from 10:00 to 18:00 at the Palais Rihour in Lille, until Sunday 2 October 2022, free entry.

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