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Title Quai des orfèvres [videorecording] / Majestic ; a film by Henri-Georges Clouzot ; screenplay and dialog by Henri-Georges Clouzot and Jean Ferry.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    QUA    DUE 07-19-19
Description 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 193
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 193.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the book "Légitime Défense" by Stanislas-André Steeman.
Special features include: interviews with director and actors, theatrical trailer, poster gallery.
Credits Director of photography, Armand Thirad ; costumes, Jacques Fath ; production design, Max Douy ; music, Francis Lopez.
Cast Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier and Suzy Delair.
Summary Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital, mono.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Genre/Form Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Feature films
Criterion collection
Added Author Clouzot, H.-G. (Henri-Georges)
Steeman, Stanislas-André, 1908-. Légitime défense
Ferry, Jean, 1906-1974
Thirard, Armand
Douy, Max, 1914-
Lopez, Francis, 1916-
Jouvet, Louis
Renant, Simone, 1911-2004-
Blier, Bernard, 1916-1989-
Delair, Suzy, 1916-
Dullin, Charles, 1885-1949.
Larquey, Pierre, 1884-1962
ISBN 0780026551
Standard No. 037429176964
Music No. 193 Criterion Collection

 
    
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