Magnet of Doom
|Magnet of Doom|
|Directed by||Jean-Pierre Melville|
|Written by||Jean-Pierre Melville
Georges Simenon (novel)
|Music by||Georges Delerue|
|Box office||1,484,948 admissions (France)|
To avoid financial scandal, the banker Ferchaux (Charles Vanel) flees Paris for America. To accompany him as his personal secretary and bodyguard he hires a young boxer, Michel Maudet (Jean-Paul Belmondo).
The outdoor scenes were shot on location in the U.S.. It was Melville's first feature film shot in color.
- Jean-Paul Belmondo : Michel Maudet
- Charles Vanel : Dieudonné Ferchaux
- Michèle Mercier : Lou, the dancer
- Malvina Silberberg : Lina, the Parisian
- Stefania Sandrelli : Angie, the hitchhiker
- Andrex : M. Andréi
- André Certes : Émile Ferchaux
Magnet of Doom was released in France in 1963.
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