The Resource Monsieur Verdoux, written, produced, and directed by Charles Chaplin

Monsieur Verdoux, written, produced, and directed by Charles Chaplin

Label
Monsieur Verdoux
Title
Monsieur Verdoux
Statement of responsibility
written, produced, and directed by Charles Chaplin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
Member of
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written, produced, directed and scored by Charles Chaplin ; assoc. directors, Wheeler Dryden, Robert Florey, photography, Roland Totheroh ; editor, Willard Nico ; music, Charles Chaplin
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English and French with optional English, French, Spanish, Protuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean subtitles
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.75.C55
LC item number
M66 2003
PerformerNote
Charles Chaplin, Martha Raye, Mody Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1977
  • 1915-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Raye, Martha
  • Welles, Orson
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Charles Chaplin Film Corporation
  • Roy Export Company Establishment
  • MK2 Productions
  • Titra Video
Runtime
119
Series statement
Chaplin collection
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune hunters
  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Longs métrages
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Fortune hunters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Verenigde Staten
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Monsieur Verdoux, written, produced, and directed by Charles Chaplin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on an idea by Orson Welles
  • "A Charles Chaplin - United Artists production."
  • Special features: Includes original segments of the scripts prior to changes made to conform to the "Breen Office," sketches of sets, production photographs and production records from the Chaplin archives, publicity materials
  • Digitally remastered. Selection, transfer and annotation of original film elements and special supplementary materials by David H. Shepard
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780790771694
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393765224
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
37652
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54751264
  • (OCoLC)ocm54751264
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 and mono
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Monsieur Verdoux, written, produced, and directed by Charles Chaplin
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on an idea by Orson Welles
  • "A Charles Chaplin - United Artists production."
  • Special features: Includes original segments of the scripts prior to changes made to conform to the "Breen Office," sketches of sets, production photographs and production records from the Chaplin archives, publicity materials
  • Digitally remastered. Selection, transfer and annotation of original film elements and special supplementary materials by David H. Shepard
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780790771694
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393765224
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
37652
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54751264
  • (OCoLC)ocm54751264
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 and mono
Video recording format
laserdisc

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