I'm taking a chance that in spite of the fact that this clip is in French, some of you will enjoy this 2 minute "Making of Funny Face" vid for today's Fred Astaire Friday. Its nice to see the actors rehearsing for the movie.
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark