Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Producer Lewis M. Allen said the studio's legal department requested that only books in the public domain be shown burning, for fear of being sued by offended authors. Director François Truffaut and Allen ignored the request, believing that anyone would be flattered to have their... ...
An Enterprise Vineyard Production. Oskar Werner, Julie Christie... in Fahrenheit four-five-one.
As the firemen leave the apartment in the first raid, the sack is half full of books. The bag they toss over the balcony is twice as full.
The beginning credits are spoken instead of written on the screen.