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Monsieur Verdoux [DVD]

A Comedy Of Murders
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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DVD

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  • DVD 791.43 Mon, DVD

Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781604657050


Format: DVD
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.
Title: Monsieur Verdoux [DVD] : a comedy of murders / Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; directed by Charles Chaplin.
Publisher Date: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Subject: Fortune hunters -- Drama. Serial murderers -- Drama. Married men -- Drama. Murder -- Drama Families -- Drama
Isbn: 9781604657050
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Mon
Oclc: 827237397
Upc: 715515103916
Bib Id: 444042

Format: DVD
Uniform Title: Monsieur Verdoux (Motion picture)
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.
Title: Monsieur Verdoux [DVD] : a comedy of murders / Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; directed by Charles Chaplin.
Edition: DVD special ed.
Publisher, Date: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Series: Criterion collection ; 652
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 652.
Subjects: Fortune hunters -- Drama.
Subjects: Serial murderers -- Drama.
Subjects: Married men -- Drama.
Subjects: Murder -- Drama
Subjects: Families -- Drama
Genre: Dark comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Other Author: Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 author of screenplay, director, actor, composer (expression)
Other Author: Raye, Martha actor.
Other Author: Correll, Mady, actor.
Other Author: Lewis, Robert, 1909-1997 actor.
Other Author: May, Ada, 1901?-1978, actor.
Other Author: Elsom, Isobel, 1893-1981 actor.
Other Author: Bennett, Marjorie, 1894-1982 actor.
Other Author: Bacon, Irving, 1893-1965 actor.
Other Author: Brissac, Virginia, -1979. actor.
Other Author: Sessions, Almira, 1888-1974, actor.
Other Author: Nedell, Bernard, 1898-1972, actor.
Other Author: Frawley, William, 1887-1966 actor.
Other Author: Totheroh, Roland H., 1890-1967 director of photography.
Other Author: Beckman, John, 1898-1989, art director.
Other Author: Nico, Willard, film editor.
Other Author: Tetrick, Drew, costume designer.
Other Author: Schrager, Rudy, 1900-1983, musical director.
Other Author: Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 contributor.
Other Author: Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy, essayist.
Other Author: Bazin, André, 1918-1958 essayist.
Other Author: Chaplin Studios, Inc.
Other Author: Janus Films
Other Author: MK2 Productions
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Notes: Based on an idea by Orson Welles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Notes: DVD under license from Janus Films and MK2 Productions.
Notes: Special features: Chaplin today: "Monsieur Verdoux" (a 2003 program); Charlie Chaplin and the American Press; New video essay featuring an 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.
Notes: 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.
Notes: 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.
Notes: DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; PCM mono.
Notes: English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
ISBN: 9781604657050
Publisher Number: CC2241D
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Mon
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