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The Murders in the Rue Morgue  Cover Image DVD DVD

The Murders in the Rue Morgue / 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.

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).

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
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, etc.:
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.
Subject: Dupin, C. Auguste (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Murder > France > Paris > 19th century > Drama.
Detectives > France > Paris > 19th century > Drama.
Paris (France) > Drama.
Genre: Detective and mystery television programs.
Detective and mystery films.
Television programs.
Feature films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Horror films.

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


  • 1 current hold with 8 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Public Library DVD MUR PG (Text) 35615010059735 New Items DVD Available -

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