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The Murders in the Rue Morgue [videorecording] / 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.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., [2004]

Available copies

  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/RENTAL/Murders (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
Originally produced for television in 1986.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photography, Bruno DeKeyser ; camera, Yves Angelo ; art direction, Andre Guerin ; editor, Jess Soraci ... [et al.] ; music, Charles Gross.
Participant or Performer Note: George C. Scott, Rebecca DeMornay, Val Kilmer, Ian McShane, Neil Dickson.
Summary: 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.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG-13.
System Details Note: DVD, full screen presentation.
Halmi, Robert. (Added Author). Epstein, David. (Added Author). Szwarc, Jeannot, 1939- (Added Author). Scott, George C., 1927-1999 (Added Author). Kilmer, Val, 1959- (Added Author). DeMornay, Rebecca, 1963- (Added Author). McShane, Ian, 1942- (Added Author). Dickson, Neil, actor. (Added Author). Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 Murders in the Rue Morgue. (Added Author). Robert Halmi, Inc. (Added Author). International Film Productions S.A. (Added Author). Platinum Disc Corporation. (Added Author).

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue

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