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The Resource Ascenseur pour l'echafaud, Lux Compagnie Cinématographique présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier, (videorecording)

Ascenseur pour l'echafaud, Lux Compagnie Cinématographique présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier, (videorecording)

Label
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
Title
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
Statement of responsibility
Lux Compagnie Cinématographique présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier
Title variation
  • Elevator to the gallows
  • Louis Malle's elevator to the gallows
  • Frantic
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Summary
Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She spends the night wandering the Parisian streets alone. Meanwhile brash teenager Louis and his girlfriend Veronique decide to "borrow" the car, which launches a disastrous stream of coincidence with sinister consequences
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Motion picture)
  • Crazeologie (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Decae ; editor, Léonide Azar ; original music, Miles Davis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In French with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.E54 2018
PerformerNote
Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Jean Wall, Elga Andersen, Sylviane Aisenstein, Micheline Bona, Gisèle Grandpré, Jacqueline Staup, Marcel Cuvelier, Gérard Darrieu, Charles Denner, Hubert Deschamps, Jacques Hilling, Marcel Journet, François Joux, Ivan Petrovich, Félix Marten, Lino Ventura
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-1995
  • 1925-1962
  • 1900-
  • 1928-2017
  • 1927-1983
  • 1940-2000
  • 1899 or 1900-1959
  • 1894-1962
  • 1919-1987
  • 1907-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Malle, Louis
  • Nimier, Roger
  • Thuillier, Jean
  • Decae, Henri
  • Davis, Miles
  • Azar, Léonide
  • Moreau, Jeanne
  • Ronet, Maurice
  • Poujouly, Georges
  • Bertin, Yori
  • Wall, Jean
  • Petrovich, Iván
  • Marten, Félix
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Calef, Noël
  • Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France
  • Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
92
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
335
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Adultery
  • Murderers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Mistaken identity
  • Paris (France)
Technique
live action
Label
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud, Lux Compagnie Cinématographique présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/003/000000000012003312.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Noël Calef, Ascenseur pour l'echafaud (pré-adaptation de l'auteur) [first adaptation by the author]
  • Wide screen (1.66:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: 1975 interview with Louis Malle filmed by Canadian television during the production of his film Black moon; interview from 2005 with Jeanne Moreau; Malle and Moreau at Cannes (1993 conversation with journalist Michel Feld, filmed for the French television program Le cercle de minuit); 1957 interview of actor Maurice Ronet by François Chalais for the television program Reflets de Cannes; footage of Miles Davis and Malle from the soundtrack recording session; program from 2005 about the score; Malle's student film Crazeologie; trailers; booket featuring an essay by Terrence Rafferty, and inteview with Malle and a tribute by film producer Vincent Malle
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017475970
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781681433981
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515209816
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2848DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781681433981
  • (OCoLC)1017475970
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital 1.0 mono; 16:9 widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud, Lux Compagnie Cinématographique présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/003/000000000012003312.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel by Noël Calef, Ascenseur pour l'echafaud (pré-adaptation de l'auteur) [first adaptation by the author]
  • Wide screen (1.66:1 aspect ratio)
  • Special features: 1975 interview with Louis Malle filmed by Canadian television during the production of his film Black moon; interview from 2005 with Jeanne Moreau; Malle and Moreau at Cannes (1993 conversation with journalist Michel Feld, filmed for the French television program Le cercle de minuit); 1957 interview of actor Maurice Ronet by François Chalais for the television program Reflets de Cannes; footage of Miles Davis and Malle from the soundtrack recording session; program from 2005 about the score; Malle's student film Crazeologie; trailers; booket featuring an essay by Terrence Rafferty, and inteview with Malle and a tribute by film producer Vincent Malle
Accompanying material
1 booklet (23 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017475970
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (92 min.)
Isbn
9781681433981
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515209816
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2848DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781681433981
  • (OCoLC)1017475970
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital 1.0 mono; 16:9 widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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