About the film
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Release Date: September 26, 1947
|Slogan||:||«A Comedy of Murders.»|
|Production Companies||:||Charles Chaplin Productions, United Artists|
|Writers||:||Orson Welles, Charlie Chaplin|
The film is about an unemployed banker, Henri Verdoux, and his sociopathic methods of attaining income. While being both loyal and competent in his work, Verdoux has been laid-off. To make money for his wife and child, he marries wealthy widows and then murders them. His crime spree eventually works against him when two particular widows break his normal routine.