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

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

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 ; directed by Charles Chaplin
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Author of screenplay,
Contributor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Musical director
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Monsieur Verdoux (Motion picture)
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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
Dewey number
791.43/72
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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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1909-1997
  • 1901?-1978
  • 1893-1981
  • 1894-1982
  • 1893-1965
  • -1979.
  • 1888-1974
  • 1898-1972
  • 1887-1966
  • 1890-1967
  • 1898-1989
  • 1900-1983
  • 1915-1985
  • 1918-1958
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  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Raye, Martha
  • Correll, Mady
  • Lewis, Robert
  • May, Ada
  • Elsom, Isobel
  • Bennett, Marjorie
  • Bacon, Irving
  • Brissac, Virginia
  • Sessions, Almira
  • Nedell, Bernard
  • Frawley, William
  • Totheroh, Roland H.
  • Beckman, John
  • Nico, Willard
  • Tetrick, Drew
  • Schrager, Rudy
  • Welles, Orson
  • Vishnevetsky, Ignatiy
  • Bazin, André
  • Chaplin Studios, Inc
  • Janus Films
  • MK2 Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
124
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
652
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  • Fortune hunters
  • Serial murderers
  • Married men
  • Murder
  • Families
Technique
live action
Label
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on an idea by Orson Welles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • DVD under license from Janus Films and MK2 Productions
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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)ocn827237397
  • (OCoLC)827237397
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders, Chaplin Studios, Inc. ; an original story written by Charles Chaplin ; directed by Charles Chaplin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on an idea by Orson Welles
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • DVD under license from Janus Films and MK2 Productions
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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)ocn827237397
  • (OCoLC)827237397
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; PCM mono
Video recording format
DVD

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