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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Author: Jeannot SzwarcRobert HalmiDavid EpsteinGeorge C ScottVal KilmerAll authors
Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When two women are found brutally murdered, the police are baffled. With a city living in fear and no legitimate suspects at hand, only one man is savvy enough to solve the case-- Auguste Dupin, once France's finest detective-- until he was unjustly forced into retirement. At the persuading of his daughter and assisted by his godson, Dupin agrees to investigate the case-- and his shocking discovery will keep you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery films
Detective and mystery television programs
Drama
Feature films
Horror films
Made-for-TV movies
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannot Szwarc; Robert Halmi; David Epstein; George C Scott; Val Kilmer; Rebecca DeMornay; Ian McShane; Neil Dickson, (Actor); Edgar Allan Poe; Robert Halmi, Inc.; International Film Productions S.A.; Platinum Disc Corporation.
OCLC Number: 58800524
Notes: Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
Originally produced for television in 1986.
Credits: Photography, Bruno DeKeyser ; camera, Yves Angelo ; art direction, Andre Guerin ; editor, Jess Soraci [and others] ; music, Charles Gross.
Performer(s): George C. Scott, Rebecca DeMornay, Val Kilmer, Ian McShane, Neil Dickson.
Target Audience: Rated 13; for mild violence
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen presentation.
Other Titles: Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Responsibility: a Robert Halmi, Inc. production in association with International Film Productions S.A. ; produced by Robert Halmi ; teleplay by David Epstein ; directed by Jeannot Szwarc.

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When two women are found brutally murdered, the police are baffled. With a city living in fear and no legitimate suspects at hand, only one man is savvy enough to solve the case-- Auguste Dupin, once France's finest detective-- until he was unjustly forced into retirement. At the persuading of his daughter and assisted by his godson, Dupin agrees to investigate the case-- and his shocking discovery will keep you guessing until the very end.

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