Les diaboliques The devils /

Horror 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 disa...

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Corporate Authors: Criterion Collection (Firm), Janus Films., Filmsonor (Firm), Home Vision (Firm)
Other Authors: Signoret, Simone, 1921-1985., Clouzot, Vera, 1913-1960., Meurisse, Paul, 1913-1979., Vanel, Charles, 1892-1989., Brochard, Jean, 1893-1972., Dorny, Thérèse., Serrault, Michel, 1928-2007., Clouzot, H.-G., Geronimi, Jérôme., Parys, Georges van., Thirard, Armand., Gug, Madeleine, 1913-1971., Née, Louis., Robin, Jacques., Lalier, Jean., Boileau-Narcejac.
Format: Video DVD
Language:French
Published:[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection ; [Place of publication not identified] : Home Vision Cinema, [1998], ©1955.
Series:Criterion collection ; 35.
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Summary:Horror 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.
Item Description:Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Adapted from the novel: Celle qui n'etait plus / Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
Includes scene selection.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD format. Digital mono, Dolby.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Armand Thirard ; editor, Madeleine Gug ; music, Georges van Parys.
ISBN:0780021940
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