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Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

NR 09/26/1947 (US) ComedyCrime 2h 4m

A Comedy of Murders.


The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.

  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Director, Writer

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  1. Charlie Chaplin

    Charlie Chaplin

    Henri Verdoux

  2. Mady Correll

    Mona Verdoux

  3. Allison Roddan

    Allison Roddan

    Peter Verdoux

  4. Robert Lewis

    Robert Lewis

    Maurice Bottello

  5. Audrey Betz

    Audrey Betz

    Martha Bottello

  6. Martha Raye

    Martha Raye

    Annabella Bonheur

  7. Ada May

    Annette, Annabella's maid

  8. Isobel Elsom

    Isobel Elsom

    Marie Grosnay

  9. Marjorie Bennett

    Marjorie Bennett

    Marie's Maid

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Monsieur Verdoux
Monsieur Verdoux

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue -


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