Criterion Collection: Under The Roofs Of Paris

Criterion Collection: Under The Roofs Of Paris

Albert Prejean
Director: René Clair Cast: Albert Prejean
Albert Prejean
, Pola Illery
Pola Illery
, Gaston Modot
Gaston Modot
René Clair

DVD (Black & White)

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Rene Clair's comedy Under the Roofs of Paris comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The French soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the Clair silent film Paris Qui Dort, a BBC interview with the director, and the original theatrical trailer. Criterion has done a fabulous job with this title, as has come to be expected from them. Anyone with an interest in film history should see this DVD.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2002
UPC: 0037429168929
Original Release: 1930
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 1,170

Special Features

New digital transfer; Deleted scene; Clair's silent film Paris Qui Dort (1924); A 1966 BBC-TV interview with Clair; Trailer; New and improved English subtitle translation

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. In the Wallets of Paris [9:13]
2. The Lady's Purse [3:18]
3. The Subtle Approach [6:25]
4. At the Dance [3:50]
5. A Roll of the Dice... [5:06]
6. "It's Nice Out Tonight" [4:59]
7. Room for One [5:39]
8. "Can You Watch This?" [1:30]
9. "It's Not Like That" [3:19]
10. The Happy Couple [7:07]
11. In the Name of the Law [3:32]
12. "Your Friend Albert..." [6:57]
13. Welcome Home, Albert [6:17]
14. "Hello, Pola?" [5:58]
15. Quite a Selection [4:19]
16. Brotherly Feeling [4:17]
17. Color Bars [10:14]

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