PG-13 | | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
The film was made and released about exactly one hundred and thirty years after its source short story of the same name by Edgar Allan Poe had been first published in 1841.
Yes, Madeleine. There stands the axe-man of your dreams.
When the ape wrestles with Charron in the opening scene, some of the black make-up on his palms smears onto Robards' white shirt. But when they take their curtain call, the shirt is suddenly spotless.