Stanley Donen

Charade

Charade

In this comedic thriller, a trio of crooks relentlessly pursue a young American, played by Audrey Hepburn in gorgeous Givenchy, through Paris in an attempt to recover the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is Cary Grant's suave, mysterious stranger. Director Stanley Donen goes deliciously dark for Charade, a glittering emblem of sixties style and macabre wit.

Film Info

  • Stanley Donen
  • United States
  • 1963
  • 113 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #57

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring Stanley Donen and screenwriter Peter Stone
  • The Films of Stanley Donen: A selected filmography, with an introduction by Donen biographer Stephen M. Silverman (DVD only)
  • Peter Stone's career highlights (DVD only)
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • PLUS: A new essay by film historian Bruce Eder

Purchase Options

Special Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition
  • Audio commentary featuring Stanley Donen and screenwriter Peter Stone
  • The Films of Stanley Donen: A selected filmography, with an introduction by Donen biographer Stephen M. Silverman (DVD only)
  • Peter Stone's career highlights (DVD only)
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • PLUS: A new essay by film historian Bruce Eder
Charade
Cast
Cary Grant
Peter Joshua
Audrey Hepburn
Regina Lampert
Walter Matthau
Hamilton Bartholomew
James Coburn
Tex Penthollow
George Kennedy
Herman Scobie
Ned Glass
Leopold Gideon
Jacques Marin
Inspector Edouard Grandpierre
Paul Bonifas
Felix
Dominique Minot
Sylvie Gaudet
Thomas Chelimsky
Jean-Louis Gaudet
Credits
Director
Stanley Donen
Producer
Stanley Donen
Screenplay
Peter Stone
Story
Peter Stone
Story
Marc Behm
Associate producer
James Ware
Music
Henry Mancini
Cinematography
Charles Lang. Jr.
Main title designed by
Maurice Binder
Miss Hepburn's clothes by
Givenchy
Editing
James Clark
Art director
Jean d'Eaubonne
Makeup
Alberto de’Rossi
Makeup
John O’Gorman
Song "Charade" lyrics by
Johnny Mercer
Music by
Henry Mancini

From The Current

Charade: The Spy in Givenchy

By Bruce Eder

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