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Elevator to the Gallows (29-Jan-1958)

Original Title: Ascenseur pour l'ťchafaud

Director: Louis Malle

Writers: Louis Malle; Roger Nimier

From novel by: NoŽl Calef

Keywords: Thriller

Julien Tavernier, employed by notorious arms dealer Simon Carala, is in love with Simon's wife, Florence. They plot Simon's murder and Julien carries it out, but returns to the office building when he realizes a piece of evidence has been left dangling. In the process, he is locked in side the building's elevator. Excellent noir thriller; Louis Malle's first feature film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jeanne Moreau
23-Jan-1928   Jules et Jim
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13-Apr-1927 14-Mar-1983 Elevator to the Gallows
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