The VHS copy that I got my hands on a long time ago had white captions on a slightly blurry black & white copy. Black and white is probably not the ideal for using white captions! There were times on a pure white background that I was unable to read them.
The links above show that there is clearly a much better quality version out there today, probably easily found online, but perhaps not according to your post. Someone might have to take a trip to France to locate one.
Yes, warm eyes and an honest platonic reverence for the talent of the LG. He doesn't shy away from giving her the credit she was due. I noticed that about him immediately. He is 90 years old now, according to his Wiki entry. A class act for sure, even if he's probably not a girl lover. The intimacy between them was still real and it shows.
Can films like this still surface today? I am sure they can, in some places.