Item Details

Drôle de Drame [videorecording]

Pathé Consortium Cinéma ; Productions Corniglion-Molinier ; producer, Corniglion Molinier ; writer, Jacques Prévert ; director, Marcel Carné
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A quiet botanist is the secret author of a popular crime novel. His peaceful existence is threatened when a crazed fan vows to kill the author of "The model crime." The convoluted plot involves a group of Victorian Englishmen who get so enmeshed in lies and disguises, murders and supposed murders, intrigues and romances, that Scotland Yard and the participants themselves are confused.
Director
Marcel Carné
Performers
Michel Simon, Françoise Rosay, Louis Jouvet, Jean-Louis Barrault, Nadine Vogel, Jean-Pierre Aumont.
Release Date
1937
Run Time
109 min.
Language
In French with English subtitles
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
  • Based on the novel His first offence by J. Storer Clouston.
  • Special features: new digital transfer; liner notes by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Variant Title
Bizarre, bizarre
ISBN
0780026403
Credits
Cinematography, Eugen Schüfftan ; editor, Marthe Poncin ; music, Maurice Jaubert.
Published
[United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2003]
Publisher no.
DRO010 Home Vision Entertainment
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, mono., aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
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