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Elevator to the gallows [DVD] / Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films ; producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle
DVD | The Criterion Collection | [2006] | Special edition double-disc set.
Available at Bon Air DVD (DVD 791.4372 ELE)

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Edition
Special edition double-disc set.
Descript.
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series
System Det
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Note
French dialogue, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
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.
Credits
Cinematographer, Henri Decaë ; editor, Léonide Azar ; original music, Miles Davis.
Note
Based on the novel by Noël Calef.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Summary
Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex-paratrooper, want to murder her husband by faking a suicide.
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- Disc 2. Special features.
Note
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.
Audience
Not rated.
Subject
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Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Malle, Louis, 1932-1995.
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-
Ronet, Maurice, 1927-1983.
Poujouly, Georges, 1940-
Davis, Miles.
Calef, Noël, 1907- Ascenseur pour l'echafaud.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
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Title on container: Louis Malle's Elevator to the gallows
Title
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
ISBN/ISSN
1559409754
CC1627D The Criterion Collection
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