Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

A Comedy of Murders.

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Release Date: 1947-09-26
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 251 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Charles Chaplin Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
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From 251 Ratings
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The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

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    Writing Orson Welles Original Concept
    Directing Charlie Chaplin Director
    Production Charlie Chaplin Producer
    Sound Charlie Chaplin Original Music Composer
    Writing Charlie Chaplin Writer
    Camera Roland Totheroh Director of Photography
    Editing Willard Nico Editor
    Crew Curt Courant Cinematography
    Directing Robert Florey Assistant Director
    Sound Georg Kreisler Music
    Sound Rudy Schrager Music Director
    Crew Russell Birdwell Unit Publicist
    Crew Harry Crocker Unit Publicist
    Directing Rex Bailey Assistant Director
    Directing Wheeler Dryden Assistant Director
    Crew Johnny Kascier Stand In
    Art John Beckman Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up William Knight Makeup Artist