Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.
The producers of the film were sued in 1948 by Parisian bank employee Henri Verdoux.
You'll have to admit, crime doesn't pay, does it?
Henri Verdoux: No, sir. Not in a small way.
Reporter: What do you mean?
Henri Verdoux: To be successful in anything, one must be well-organized.
Reporter: You're not leaving the world with that cynical remark?
Henri Verdoux: To be idealistic in this moment would ...
In the greenhouse at the garden party, Chaplin mispronounces the name of the flower as camp-a-NEW-la. It is pronounced cam-PAN-yu-la.
$1,044 (USA) (11 July 2008)
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