Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

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.

Original Title: Monsieur Verdoux
Year: 1947
Countries: United States of America
Category: Comedy,Crime
Languages: English
Production Companies: United Artists,Charles Chaplin Productions
Gender: Comedy,Crime
Movie Cast:

  • Henri Verdoux: Charlie Chaplin
  • Mona Verdoux: Mady Correll
  • Peter Verdoux: Allison Roddan
  • Maurice Bottello: Robert Lewis
  • Martha Bottello: Audrey Betz
  • Annabella Bonheur: Martha Raye
  • Annette, Annabella's maid: Ada May
  • Marie Grosnay: Isobel Elsom
  • Marie's Maid: Marjorie Bennett
  • Yvonne La Salle, Marie's friend: Helene Heigh
  • Lydia Floray: Margaret Hoffman
  • The Girl: Marilyn Nash
  • Pierre Couvais: Irving Bacon
  • Jean Couvais: Edwin Mills
  • Carlotta Couvais: Virginia Brissac
  • Lena Couvais: Almira Sessions
  • Phoebe Couvais: Eula Morgan
  • Prefect of Police: Bernard Nedell
  • Detective Morrow: Charles Evans
  • Jean La Salle: William Frawley
  • Real Estate Agent: Arthur Hohl
  • Flower Girl: Barbara Slater
  • Father Fareaux: Fritz Leiber
  • Mrs. Vicki Darwin: Vera Marshe
  • Joe Darwin: John Harmon
  • Defense Attorney (uncredited): Richard Abbott
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Warren Ashe
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Gertrude Astor
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Wilbur Mack
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Barry Norton
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Edna Purviance
  • Garden Party Guest Getting Sprayed (uncredited): Herbert Evans
  • Sidewalk Cafe Customer (uncredited): Ralph Brooks
  • Pharmacist (uncredited): Wheaton Chambers
  • Bismo - Annabella's Friend (uncredited): James Craven
  • Broker (uncredited): Joseph Crehan
  • Stock Broker (uncredited): Bert Stevens
  • Waiter (uncredited): Albert D'Arno
  • Waiter (uncredited): George Dee
  • Waiter (uncredited): Carlo Schipa
  • French Waiter (uncredited): Ralph Montgomery
  • Postman (uncredited): Cyril Delevanti
  • Salesman (uncredited): Wheeler Dryden
  • Old Woman (uncredited): Elspeth Dudgeon
  • Woman in the Street (uncredited): Ella Ethridge
  • Victim of the Stock Market Crash (uncredited): Franklyn Farnum
  • Bailiff (uncredited): Joseph Granby
  • Prison Official (uncredited): Boyd Irwin
  • Prison Official (uncredited): Pierre Watkin
  • Police Detective (uncredited): Colin Kenny
  • Cafe Royal Doorman (uncredited): Bert LeBaron
  • Gossipy Woman Hanging Clothes (uncredited): Ruth Lee
  • Reveler at Can Can Club (uncredited): Carl M. Leviness
  • Jeannette - the Verdoux Maid (uncredited): Therese Lyon
  • Prosecutor (uncredited): Lester Matthews
  • Onlooker in Hotel Lobby (uncredited): Harold Miller
  • Garden Party Guest (uncredited): Paul Newlan
  • Bystander (uncredited): Albert Petit
  • Doctor (uncredited): Frank Reicher
  • Bank Manager (uncredited): Addison Richards
  • Bank Manager's Friend (uncredited): Charles Wagenheim
  • Night Club Patron (uncredited): Suzanne Ridgway
  • Wedding Guest (uncredited): Jeffrey Sayre
  • Max - a Reporter (uncredited): William Self
  • Mortgage Banker (uncredited): C. Montague Shaw
  • Maid (uncredited): Nanette Vallon
  • Reporter (uncredited): Herb Vigran

Movie Crew:

  • Original Concept: Orson Welles
  • Writer: Charlie Chaplin
  • Director of Photography: Roland Totheroh
  • Editor: Willard Nico
  • Director of Photography: Curt Courant
  • Assistant Director: Robert Florey
  • Music: Georg Kreisler
  • Music Director: Rudy Schrager
  • Unit Publicist: Russell Birdwell
  • Unit Publicist: Harry Crocker
  • Assistant Director: Rex Bailey
  • Assistant Director: Wheeler Dryden
  • Stand In: Johnny Kascier
  • Art Direction: John Beckman
  • Makeup Artist: William Knight

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