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Title Casque d'or [videorecording] / Robert Hakim et Michael Safra pŕésentent ; un film de Jacques Becker ; une co-production Speva Films, Paris-Film Production ; scénario de Jacques Becker et Jacques Companeez ; adaptation, dialogue et découpage de Jacques Becker.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F CAS    Available
Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 270
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 270.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: new, restored high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie; 1995 video interview with actor Serge Reggiani; 1960 interview with actress Simone Signoret from the French television program 'Cinepanorama'; excerpt from an episode of the French television series 'Cinéastes de notre temps', dedicated to Jacques Becker; rare, silent behind-the-scenes footage of Becker on the set, with commentary by film scholar Philip Kemp; new essay by Kemp.
Credits Director of photography, Robert Le Febvre ; editor, Marguerite Renoir ; music, Georges Van Parys ; costume designer, Mayo ; production designer, J.A. D'Eaubonne.
Cast Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières, Gaston Modot, Paul Barge, Dominique Davray, Daniel Mendaille.
Summary "When gangster's moll Marie (Simone Signoret) falls for reformed criminal Manda (Serge Reggiani), their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.
Language French or dubbed English dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject Dance halls -- France -- Drama.
Gangs -- France -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Drama.
Jealousy -- France -- Drama.
Europe -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Gangster films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Becker, Jacques, 1906-1960.
Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985.
Reggiani, Serge.
Dauphin, Claude, 1903-1978.
Bussières, Raymond, 1907-1982.
Modot, Gaston, 1887-1970.
Lefebvre, Robert, 1907-1989.
Parys, Georges van.
Speva films s.a.
Paris Film Production.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 0780029569
Standard No. 037429202326
Music No. CAS070 Criterion Collection

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