The Grace, and the Glee, of a Clown Pierre Étaix Is Honored at Film Forum

October 12, 2012 | By Nicolas Rapold | New York Times

NOT many comics can claim effusive praise from both Jerry Lewis and François Truffaut, much less a close partnership with a screenwriter of Luis Buñuel movies and a role in a Robert Bresson film. Yet the French performer Pierre Etaix, one of cinema’s finest physical comedians after the silent era, is little known even to fans of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton...  (read full New York Times article)

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