from Guy Debord

To Wolsgaard-Iversen[1]
2 September 1959
Dear Herman:

I hope that the Danish-French [Experimental Film Company] is now officially constituted, because I have need of its letterhead.

I have had all the imaginable difficulties with the production companies, almost all of which have refused to sell us the rights to use fragments of their films.

Panic-stricken by the unexpected obstacles, my assistant, [Serge] Korber, did his work very badly (he dared not admit certain refusals that he had endured) and he even diverted a small sum of money. And so I've dismissed him shamefully. There is no longer any need to give him his salary, which was quite large. At least from the financial point of view, this outcome is favorable.

Fortunately, I am close to the end of production. Without doubt, I can place the film at your disposition at the end of October.

See you soon?

Cordially. Our best regards to your wife.

P.S. If you receive via Copenhagen letters addressed to D.F.E.K., it will be necessary to transmit them to me in Paris as soon as possible. Thank you in advance.

On the other hand, do you want to send me a package of your letterhead?

[1] Herman Wolsgaard-Iversen, Danish journalist, producer at the Dansk-Fransk Experimentalfilm Kompagni (D.F.E.K.), created by [Asger] Jorn.

(Published in Guy Debord, Correspondance, Volume 1, 1957-1960. Footnote by Alice Debord. Translated from the French by NOT BORED! May 2005.)

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