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Title Bob le flambeur [videorecording] = Bob the gambler / produit par l'Organisation générale cinématographique, Productions cyme, Play art ; scénario original de Melville ; adaptation de Melville et Auguste le Breton ; dialogues de Auguste le Breton ; un film de Melville.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F BOB    Available
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 150
Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 150.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
"Janus Films, Rialto Pictures, Studio Canal."
Includes special features: the original theatrical trailer, a 2002 interview with Daniel Cauchy, and an edited version of a 1961 radio interview of Jean-Pierre Melville by Gideon Bachmann.
Special features are in color.
Booklet in container includes a brief essay by Luc Sante and an English translation of a 1970 interview with Jean-Pierre Melville excerpted from Melville on Melville / Rui Nogueira.
Credits Director of photography, Henri Decae ; editor, Monique Bonnot ; music, Eddie Barclay, Jean Boyer.
Cast Isabel Corey, Daniel Cauchy, Roger Duchesne, Guy Decomble, Andrè Garet.
Summary Bob the gambler and his friends learn that the Deauville Casino expects to pull in 800 million francs. On the night of the heist Bob plays the casino tables until the appointed time. Before dawn breaks, some will win, some will lose, and some will die.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973 -- Interviews.
Cauchy, Daniel, 1930- -- Interviews.
Gambling -- Drama.
Genre/Form Caper films
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Added Author Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973.
Le Breton, Auguste, 1913-1999-
Corey, Isabel, 1939.
Cauchy, Daniel, 1930-
Duchesne, Roger, 1906-1996-
Decomble, Guy, 1910-1964.
Garet, André.
Decae, Henri.
Bonnot, Monique.
Barclay, Eddie.
Organisation générale cinématographique.
Productions cyme.
Play art (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Bob the gambler
ISBN 0780025016
Standard No. 037429165928
Music No. BOB010 Criterion Collection

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