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Title Judex [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Robert de Nesle présente ; un film de Georges Franju ; d'après "Judex" de Messieurs Arthur Bernède et Louis Feuillade ; adaptation et dialogues de Jacques Champreux et Francis Lacassin ; co-production, Comptoir Français du Film Production, Filmes (Rome).

Publication Info. [Irvington, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    JUD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection ; 710
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 710.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Re-make of the 1916 motion picture written by Arthur Bernède and Louis Feuillade.
Special features: Francine Bergé (2012 interview with the actor); Jacques Champreux (2007 interview with the cowriter); Franju le Visionnaire (50 min. documentary on the director and his films, originally broadcast on September 2, 1998, as part of the French television series Cinéma de notre temps); Le grand Méliès (1952 short, biographical film about the cinematic illusionist Georges Méliès); Hôtel des Invalides (1951 short antiwar documentary, narrated by actor Michel Simon, music by composer Maurice Jarre, images by cinematographer Marcel Fradetal). Essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Contents Disc 1. Feature -- Disc 2. Special features.
Credits Music composed and directed by Maurice Jarre ; director of photography, Marcel Fradetal ; art direction by Robert Giordani ; costume designs by Christiane Courcelles ; editor, Gilbert Natot.
Cast Channing Pollock, Francine Bergé, Edith Scob, Théo Sarapo, Sylva Koscina, René Génin, Roger Fradet, André Méliès, Philippe Mareuil, Luigi Cortèse, Benjamin Boda, Jean Jacques Remy, Jean Degrave, Ketty France, André Tomasi, Bernard Charlan, Max Montavon, Marc Duchamp, Jacques Jouanneau, Michel Vitold.
Summary A mysterious kidnapping of a corrupt banker by a shadowy crime fighter (American magician Channing Pollock) spins out into a thrillingly complex web of deceptions. Combining stylish sixties modernisms with silent-cinema touches and even a few unexpected sci-fi accents.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1), monaural, Dolby digital.
Language French dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Kidnapping -- Drama.
Bankers -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Crime films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Nesle, Robert de, presenter, film producer.
Franju, Georges, 1912-1987, film director.
Bernède, Arthur, 1871-1937, screenwriter.
Feuillade, Louis, 1873-1925, screenwriter.
Champreux, Jacques, screenwriter.
Lacassin, Francis, screenwriter.
Pollock, Channing, 1926-2006, actor.
Bergé, Francine, actor.
Scob, Edith, actor.
Sarapo, Théo, actor.
Koscina, Sylva, actor.
Génin, René, 1890-1967, actor.
France, Ketty, actor.
Jouanneau, Jacques, 1926- actor.
Vitold, Michel, actor.
Jarre, Maurice, composer (expression)
Fradetal, Marcel, 1908- director of photography.
Giordani, Robert, art director.
Courcelles, Christiane, costume designer.
Natot, Gilbert, film editor.
Simon, Michel, 1895-1975, narrator.
O'Brien, Geoffrey, 1948- writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Comptoir français du film, production company.
Filmes (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Cinéma de notre temps (Television program)
Grand Méliès.
Hôtel des Invalides.
ISBN 9781604658552
Standard No. 715515118613
Music No. CC2373D The Criterion Collection

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