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The Resource Les Diaboliques : The devils, Janus Films ; [presented by] Filmsonor Société Anonyme ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi ; avec la collaboration de René Masson et Frédéric Grendel ; distribué en France par Cinédis, (DVD)

Les Diaboliques : The devils, Janus Films ; [presented by] Filmsonor Société Anonyme ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi ; avec la collaboration de René Masson et Frédéric Grendel ; distribué en France par Cinédis, (DVD)

Label
Les Diaboliques : The devils
Title
Les Diaboliques
Title remainder
The devils
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; [presented by] Filmsonor Société Anonyme ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi ; avec la collaboration de René Masson et Frédéric Grendel ; distribué en France par Cinédis
Title variation
  • Devils
  • Diabolique
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers
Member of
Cataloging source
WAU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editing, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges van Parys ; DVD producer, Johanna Schiller
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D53 2011
PerformerNote
Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Charles Vanel, Paul Meurisse, Jean Brochard, Thérèse Dorny, Michel Serrault, Noël Roquevert, Pierre Larquey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1985
  • 1921-1960
  • 1913-1979
  • 1892-1989
  • 1922-
  • 1893-1972
  • 1891-1976
  • 1928-2007
  • 1884-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clouzot, H.-G.
  • Geronimi, Jérôme
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Clouzot, Vera
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Vanel, Charles
  • Parys, Georges van
  • Boileau-Narcejac
  • Masson, René
  • Grendel, Frédéric
  • Brochard, Jean
  • Dorny, Thérèse
  • Serrault, Michel
  • Roquevert, Noël
  • Larquey, Pierre
  • Thirard, Armand
  • Bromberg, Serge
  • Newman, Kim
  • Rafferty, Terrence
  • Filmsonor (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Cinédis (Firm)
  • TF1 International (Firm)
Runtime
117
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
35
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boileau-Narcejac
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Boarding schools
  • Murder
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Motion pictures
  • French language films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Les Diaboliques : The devils, Janus Films ; [presented by] Filmsonor Société Anonyme ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi ; avec la collaboration de René Masson et Frédéric Grendel ; distribué en France par Cinédis, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Edition from container; series numbering from container spine; some credits from booklet
  • Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1955
  • "Under exclusive license from TF1 International"--Disc label
  • Special features: Serge Bromberg introduction, selected-scene commentary by French-film scholar Kelly Conway, new video interview with novelist and film critic Kim Newman, original theatrical trailer, booklet featuring essay by film critic Terrence Rafferty
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([8] p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn722856685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781604654158
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515070911
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2003D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)722856685
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Les Diaboliques : The devils, Janus Films ; [presented by] Filmsonor Société Anonyme ; produit et dirigé par H.G. Clouzot ; scénario et dialogues de H.G. Clouzot et Jérome Geronimi ; avec la collaboration de René Masson et Frédéric Grendel ; distribué en France par Cinédis, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Edition from container; series numbering from container spine; some credits from booklet
  • Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1955
  • "Under exclusive license from TF1 International"--Disc label
  • Special features: Serge Bromberg introduction, selected-scene commentary by French-film scholar Kelly Conway, new video interview with novelist and film critic Kim Newman, original theatrical trailer, booklet featuring essay by film critic Terrence Rafferty
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([8] p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn722856685
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9781604654158
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515070911
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2003D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)722856685
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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