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The Resource Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows, Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle, (DVD)

Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows, Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle, (DVD)

Label
Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows
Title
Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows
Statement of responsibility
Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle
Title variation
  • Elevator to the gallows
  • Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex-paratrooper, want to murder her husband by faking a suicide
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Henri Decaë ; editor, Léonide Azar ; original music, Miles Davis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
French dialogue, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
L6857 2006
PerformerNote
Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Jean Wall, Lino Ventura, Ivan Petrovich, Félix Marten, Elga Andersen, Gérard Darrieu, Sylviane Aisenstein, Charles Denner, Hubert Deschamps, Jean-Claude Brialy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-1995
  • 1928-
  • 1927-1983
  • 1940-
  • 1907-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Malle, Louis
  • Moreau, Jeanne
  • Ronet, Maurice
  • Poujouly, Georges
  • Davis, Miles
  • Calef, Noël
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
92
Series statement
Criterion collection.
Series volume
335
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Mistaken identity
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows, Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Noël Calef
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc one: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; Theatrical trailers ; Disc two: New interview with actor Jeanne Moreau; Archival interviews with director Louis Malle, actors Maurice Ronet and Jeanne Moreau, and original soundtrack session pianist René Urtreger; Footage of Miles Davis and Louis Malle from the soundtrack recording session; New video program about the score, with jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis and critic Gary Giddins; Malle's student film "Crazeologie", featuring the title song by Charlie Parker ; Includes a booklet featuring a new essay by critic Terrence Rafferty, an interview with Louis Malle, and a tribute by film producer Vincent Malle
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
  • a349944
  • ocm66903086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition double-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9781559409759
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515017725
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1627D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows, Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Noël Calef
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Special features: Disc one: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; Theatrical trailers ; Disc two: New interview with actor Jeanne Moreau; Archival interviews with director Louis Malle, actors Maurice Ronet and Jeanne Moreau, and original soundtrack session pianist René Urtreger; Footage of Miles Davis and Louis Malle from the soundtrack recording session; New video program about the score, with jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis and critic Gary Giddins; Malle's student film "Crazeologie", featuring the title song by Charlie Parker ; Includes a booklet featuring a new essay by critic Terrence Rafferty, an interview with Louis Malle, and a tribute by film producer Vincent Malle
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- Disc 2. Special features
Control code
  • a349944
  • ocm66903086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition double-disc set.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9781559409759
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515017725
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1627D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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