Monsieur Verdoux | 1947

Crime, Comedy
A redundant bank clerk attempts to find any means at his disposal to protect his crippled wife and family by bigamously courting and marrying rich women, securing their property and then returning home with the booty.
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Writers: Charlie Chaplin
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 2 wins | full awards »

Cast

... Henri Verdoux

Actor

... Mona

Actor

... Peter

Actor

... Maurice Botello

Actor

... Martha

Actor

... Annabella Bonheur

Actor

... Annette

Actor

... Marie Grosnay

Actor

... Marie Grosnay's Maid

Actor

... Yvonne

Actor

... Lydia Floray

Actor

... The Girl

Actor

Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

Monsieur Verdoux's habit of doing away with women after he's married them for their money proves more problematic than he would like. He attempts to find any means at his disposal to protect his crippled wife and family by bigamously courting and marrying rich women, securing their property and then returning home with the booty.

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