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The Resource Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; director, Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)

Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; director, Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)

Label
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders
Title
Monsieur Verdoux
Title remainder
a comedy of murders
Statement of responsibility
Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; director, Charles Chaplin
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Contributor
Actor
Art director
Contributor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Musical director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chaplin is a twentieth-century Bluebeard, an enigmatic family man who goes to extreme lengths to support his wife and child, attempting to bump off a series of wealthy widows
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Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Roland Totheroh ; art director, John Beckman ; film editor, Willard Nico ; wardrobe, Drew Tetrick ; music composed by Charles Chaplin ; arranged and directed by Rudolph Schrager
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Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Charlie Chaplin, Martha Raye, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz, Ada-May, Isobel Elsom, Marjorie Bennett, Helene Heigh, Margaret Hoffman, Marilyn Nash, Irving Bacon, Edwin Mills, Virginia Brissac, Almira Sessions, Eula Morgan, Bernard J. Nedell, Charles Evans, William Frawley
Runtime
124
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
652
Technique
live action
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; director, Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)
Label
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; director, Charles Chaplin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on an idea by Orson Welles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Special features: Chaplin today: "Monsieur Verdoux" (a 2003 program); Charlie Chaplin and the American Press; New video essay featuring and audio interview with actress Marilyn Nash; Radio advertisements and trailers; Booklet features an essay by critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky and reprinted pieces by Chaplin and critic André Bazin
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Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Edition
DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (124 min.)
Isbn
9781604657050
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515103916
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2241D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)827237397
System details
DVD, NTSC, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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