HISSINK, Coen. Cocaine.

(The Netherlands): Gids Cahier, 2016.  First edition thus.  Slim octavo.  92 pages.  Afterword by HM van den Brink.  The first separate printing of the title-story from Hissink’s 1928 work, Cocaine.  A tale of cocaine use in the artistic circles of 1920’s Berlin.   This volume includes stills from black and white films in which Hissink starred  Berlin. Die Sinfonie der Großstadt (1927) and Alexandra (1922). In the last film Hissink played the role of fakir Hamul Afid.  A near fine copy in card covers with paper jacket.  The volume was issued in an edition of just 200 copies and only available at the EYE Filmmuseum  showing of Hissink’s films on the 30th August, 2016.


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