Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama


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A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.


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  • Charles Chaplin and Martha Raye in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Charles Chaplin in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Charles Chaplin in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Charles Chaplin and Barbara Slater in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Charles Chaplin in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
  • Charles Chaplin in Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Charles Chaplin

Writers:

Charles Chaplin (an original story written by), Orson Welles (based on an idea by)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Charles Chaplin's leading lady in his early silent films, Edna Purviance, tested for the role of Madame Grosnay but was deemed unsuitable. She hadn't worked with Chaplin since 1923, but was kept on the payroll throughout this time, such was the esteem Chaplin held her in. She ... ...


Quotes

The Girl: It's a blundering world and a very sad one, yet kindness can make it beautiful.


Goofs

When Verdoux is at the sidewalk cafe, the items on the table change positions between shots - the white match holder is one one side, then the other, and the metal cup is on the plate, then off.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Details

Release Date:

8 December 1947

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,044 (USA) (11 July 2008)

Gross:

$325,000 (USA)

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