Pépé le Moko

The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and fo...

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Corporate Authors: Paris Film Production., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Duvivier, Julien, 1896-1967., Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980., Hakim, Robert, 1907-1992., Ashelbe., Constant, J., Jeanson, Henri., Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976., Balin, Mireille, 1911-1968., Gabrio, Gabriel, 1887-1946., Gridoux, Lucas, 1890-1952., Gilbert-Gil, 1913-1988., Noro, Line, 1900-1985., Fossard, Marc, 1912-2007., Krüger, Jules, 1891-1959., Beaugé, Marguerite., Scotto, Vincent, 1876-1952., Igarbouchen, Mohammed.
Language:French
Series:Criterion collection ; 172.
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Summary:The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all.
Item Description:Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936.
Based on the novel by Détective Ashelbé.
Special features: 1962 French TV interview with director Julien Duvivier ; excerpts from the 1978 TV documentary "Remembering Jean Gabin" ; excerpts from Ginette Vincendeau's BFI Classics study of the film ; a study of the lasting influence of Pépé on popular culture, including a comparison of this version to the 1938 U.S. remake, "Algiers" ; original theatrical trailer.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, mono., aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
Audience:MPAA rating: Not rated.
Production Credits:Cinematography, Marc Fossard, Kruger [Jules Kruger] ; editor, Marguerite Beaugé ; music, Vincent Scotto, Mohamed Yguerbouchen.
Published: [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]
ISBN:0780026195

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Call Number: PN1995.9.F6734 P474 2003
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