28 OCTOBER 1955, Page 7


`EVERYONE IN FRANCE, however, had a chance to look at M. Cocteau in his green uniform, cfeated by Lanvin.'—Man- Chester Guardian, October 21.

. . AND COCTEAU, resplendent in his 'Academician's uni- form, dark blue with olive green facings.'—BBC 'From Our Correspondents,' October 23.

'COCTEAU, the poet, writer and film director, arrived for the ceremony in the gorgeous green Napoleonic uniform of the Academy.'—Daily Telegraph, October 21.

`M. CocrEAu wore an Academician's uniform in midnight blue instead of the traditional dark green.' — The Times, October 21.