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Quai des orfèvres

Author: H -G ClouzotJean FerryLouis JouvetSimone RenantBernard BlierAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2003] ©1947 ©2003
Series: Criterion collection, 193.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : FrenchView all editions and formats
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.
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, French
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Feature films
French films
Crime films
Drama
Mystery films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: H -G Clouzot; Jean Ferry; Louis Jouvet; Simone Renant; Bernard Blier; Suzy Delair; Pierre Larquey; Jeanne Fusier-Gir; Claudine Dupuis; Charles Dullin; Francis Lopez; Armand Thirard; Roger de Venloo; Max Douy; André Hornez; Lucy Sante; Stanislas-André Steeman; Production Majestic (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm),; Janus Films,; Studio Canal,
ISBN: 0780026551 9780780026551
OCLC Number: 52385472
Language Note: In French, with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Series numbering from container spine.
Originally released as a French motion picture in 1947.
Based on the novel: Légitime défense / by Stanislas-André Steeman.
"RSDL dual-layer edition"--Container.
Special features: interview with director Henri-Georges Clouzot & actors Bernard Blier, Simone Renant & Suzy Delair (1971, 17 min.); original theatrical trailer; poster gallery.
Program notes on container insert (ill.) include an essay by film scholar Luc Sante.
Credits: Music, Francis Lopez ; lyrics, A. Hornez ; director of photography, A. Thirard ; editing, C. Bretoneiche ; production designer, Max Douy ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten ; English translation, Lenny Borger.
Cast: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair, Pierre Larquey, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Claudine Dupuis, Charles Dullin.
Awards: Best Director, Venice Film Festival.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded out insert (8 pages : black and white illustrations ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 193.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Production Majestic présente un film de H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et J. Ferry ; dirigée par Roger de Venloo.

Abstract:

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.

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