France (Rene Clair) Movies on DVD

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A Nous La Liberte (Criterion Collection)  (1931)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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A Nous La Liberte (Criterion Collection)
   DVD   (1931)
Genre: Foreign

Rene Clair wrote and directed this classic satire about an escaped convict who becomes a wealthy phonograph company owner, and the complications that follow when a prison friend is released and comes looking for a job. The film's dehumanizing portrayal of factory life was an inspiration for Chaplin's "Modern Times." Henri Marchand, Raymond Cordy star. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; deleted scenes; bonus short "Entr'acte" (1924); interview. In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D37066
 

Beauties Of The Night  (1952)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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Beauties Of The Night
   DVD   (1952)
Genre: Foreign

Rene Clair directed this tale of a young music teacher who escapes from his drab life through fantastic dreams in which he meets beautiful women while he's a popular musician, a military officer, and a celebrity. Gerard Philipe, Martine Carol, Magali Vendeuil, and Gina Lollobrigida star. AKA: "Night Beauties." 86 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D45055
 

Beauty And The Devil  (1950)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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Beauty And The Devil
   DVD   (1950)
Genre: Foreign

This lavish reworking of the "Faust" legend comes from renowned French filmmaker Rene Clair and stars Gerard Philipe as Dr. Faust, who famously makes a deal with the Devil in order to obtain eternal youth, the love of a Gypsy woman, and the power to make gold. There's a surprise in store when Mephisto attempts to collect on his end of the bargain! With Michel Simon, Nicole Besnard. 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French PCM mono; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D22709
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Le Million  (1931)
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Genre: Foreign

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Le Million
   DVD   (1931)
Genre: Foreign

Lighthearted, fast-moving French musical comedy about two penniless artists who stand to win a fortune in the lottery...if they can just reclaim their winning ticket from an opera singer's jacket. Rene Clair directs. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; photo gallery; interview. In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D17074
 

Phantom Of The Moulin Rouge  (1924)
   DVD 
Genre: Silents

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Phantom Of The Moulin Rouge
   DVD   (1924)
Genre: Silents

A young aristocrat, depressed when his fiancee breaks up with him, meets a doctor who performs an experiment on him that allows his spirit to leave his body. Can the "phantom" save his girl from marrying a blackmailing publisher and return to his body before the doctor is accused of murder? Albert Prejean, Sandra Milovanoff and Georges Vaultier star; Rene Clair directs. Silent with music score.

Item #: D66777
 

Quatorze Juillet (July 14)  (1932)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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Quatorze Juillet (July 14)
   DVD   (1932)
Genre: Foreign

Rene Clair directed this lyrical tale of the romance between a Paris taxi driver and a flower seller, and how their plans to attend a Bastille Day dance together are threatened by various obstacles, including the return of the cabbie's ex-girlfriend. Annabella, George Rigaud, Raymond Cordy star. AKA: "Bastille Day." 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French; Subtitles: English; bonus short "Paris Qui Dort" (1925). In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D38767
 

The Italian Straw Hat  (1928)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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The Italian Straw Hat
   DVD   (1928)
Genre: Foreign

A 1890s French bridegroom's wedding day takes an unexpected detour when his horse eats the distinctive hat of a married woman spending time with her soldier boyfriend, sending the men on a comical search for a replacement chapeau. Director Rene Clair's trademark style is evident in this classic silent romp. Albert Prejean, Olga Tschechowa star. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; bonus shorts "Noce En Goguette" (1906), "La Tour" (1928); DVD-ROM content. Silent with music score.

Item #: D81415
 

Under The Roofs Of Paris  (1930)
   DVD 
Genre: Foreign

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Under The Roofs Of Paris
   DVD   (1930)
Genre: Foreign

One of the first French sound films, director Rene Clair's charming and romantic comedy/drama follows the menage a trois that develops between a Parisian street singer and the beautiful Romanian girl he loses to his best friend when he's jailed for a crime he didn't commit. Lively songs are mixed with tender melodrama. Albert Prejean, Pola Illery star. 92 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; interview; bonus short "Paris Qui Dort" (1925); theatrical trailer. In French with English subtitles.

Item #: D37067
 
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