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Title Pépé le Moko [videorecording] / MM. Hakim présentent un film de Julian Duvivier ; scénario, Ashelbé, Julien Duvivier ; adaptation cinḿatographique, J. Constant ; dialogues, Henri Jeanson ; Paris Film Production.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F PEP    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch DVD      Available
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 172
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 172.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Based on the novel by Détective Ashelbé.
Special features: 1962 French TV interview with director Julien Duvivier ; excerpts from the 1978 TV documentary "Remembering Jean Gabin" ; excerpts from Ginette Vincendeau's BFI Classics study of the film ; a study of the lasting influence of Pépé on popular culture, including a comparison of this version to the 1938 U.S. remake, "Algiers" ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Cinematography, Marc Fossard, Kruger [Jules Kruger] ; editor, Marguerite Beaugé ; music, Vincent Scotto, Mohamed Yguerbouchen.
Cast Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Gabriel Gabrio, Lucas Gridoux, Gilbert-Gil, Line Noro.
Summary The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; mono., aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject Ashelbe -- Film and video adaptations.
Fugitives from justice -- Algeria -- Algiers -- Drama.
Kasbah (Algiers) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criterion collection
Added Author Duvivier, Julien, 1896-1967.
Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980-
Hakim, Robert, 1907-1992
Ashelbe
Constant, J. (Jacques)
Jeanson, Henri
Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976.
Balin, Mireille, 1911-1968.
Gabrio, Gabriel, 1887-1946.
Gridoux, Lucas, 1890-1952.
Gilbert-Gil, 1913-1988.
Noro, Line, 1900-1985
Fossard, Marc, 1912-
Krüger, Jules, 1891-1959
Beaugé, Marguerite
Scotto, Vincent, 1876-1952
Igarbouchen, Mohammed
Ashelbe. Pépé le Moko.
Paris Film Production
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 0780026195
Standard No. 037429173329
Music No. PEP040 Criterion Collection

 
    
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