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Title La poison / un film de Sacha Guitry ; une production Gaumont et Paul Wagner.

Published [London] : Eureka Entertainment, [2013]
©2013

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 7588  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Edition Special DVD ed.
Physical description 1 videodisc (87 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Series Masters of cinema series ; #123.
Masters of cinema series ; no. 123.
Credits Cinematography, Jean Bachelet ; music and songs, Louiguy.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Special features: "De la vie à l'écran, misères et splendeur d'une monarque" (2010, 62 min.); documentary by Dominique Maillet, with recollections of Alain Decaux, Raoul Sangla, Henry Gidel, Jean Becker, and Claude Gauteur.
"...New HD restoration...presented in a progressive encode...newly translated optional English subtitles"--Container.
Performers Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Pauline Carton, Jacques Varennes, Germaine Reuver.
Summary Paul Braconnier has a hellish marriage with his wife, a nagging alcoholic. Each is looking for a way to put down the other. Paul ends up going to a famous lawyer, who inadvertently teaches him how to accomplish the crime. When he returns home he murders his wife, gives himself up, and hires the lawyer to defend him.
System notes DVD; [PAL]; region 2; 1.37:1 original aspect ratio; progressive encode with 320kbps audio.
Language notes In French with optional English subtitles.
Other author Guitry, Sacha, 1885-1957.
Wagner, Paul, 1899-1970.
Simon, Michel, 1895-1975.
Debucourt, Jean, 1894-1958.
Carton, Pauline, 1884-1974.
Varennes, Jacques, 1894-1958.
Reuver, Germaine, 1885-1953.
Maillet, Dominique.
Gaumont (Firm)
Eureka Video (Firm)
Subject Murder -- France -- Drama.
Defense (Criminal procedure) -- France -- Drama.
Lawyers -- France -- Drama.
Feature films.
Standard Number 5060000403619
Publisher Number EKA40361 Eureka