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Elevator to the Gallows

Elevator to the Gallows(1958)

Also Known As: Ascenseur pour l'chafaud |

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Brief Synopsis

A businessman kills his boss to cover up his affair with the man's wife.

Cast & Crew

Louis Malle Director
Jeanne Moreau Florence Carala
Maurice Ronet Julien Tavernier
Yori Bertin Véronique
Jean Wall Simon Carala
Ivan Petrovich Horst Bencker
Lino Ventura Inspector Chérier
Elga Andersen Frieda Rencker
Félix Marten Subervie
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  NR Premiere Info:  New York opening: 11 Jun 1961
Release Date:  1958 Production Date:  A Louis Malle Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Times Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Nouvelles Editions de Films
Duration(mins):  90 Country:  France
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • elevator

    kevin sellers 2015-06-01

    Another Hitchcock type suspense/thriller that the French love to do (I think Truffaut, Chabrol, Rene Clair, and Jean Pierre Melville have all had a crack... MORE>

  • First is best for New Wave

    Barbra 2015-03-31

    Maltin is off on this one. Like other New Wavers, Malle's first feature is probably his best, like Goddard's "Breathless" and... MORE>

  • Elevator to the Gallows

    Goetan 2014-08-10

    The film that put director Malle and star Moreau on the map. Moreau is the wife of a man murdered by her lover, but the perfect crime, as is common in... MORE>