Bluebeards Ten Honeymoons (1960)

UK,
92m 44s
black and white
mono, English

A British borderline horror film directed by W. Lee Wilder, loosely based on the real-life crimes of the French serial killer Landru, better known as . The on-screen title doesn't have the apostrophe you'd expect in Bluebeard's.

Plot Summary

In order to fund the expensive lifestyle of his new lover, Landru resorts to seducing and murdering rich widows for their money.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: W. Lee Wilder
© MCMLX [1960] Anglo-Allied Pictures
An Allied Artists production
Produced by: Roy Parkinson
Production Manager: Jack Martin
Written by: Myles Wilder
Assistant Director: John Roddick
Director of Photography: Stephen Dade
Camera Operator: Gus Drisse
Editor: Tom Simpson
Music Composed and Conducted by: Albert Elms
Lyric of song “Challenge of Love” by Josephine Caryll
Sound Recordist: George Adams
RCA Sound Recording
Make-up: George Partleton
Hairdresser: Ivy Emmerton
Art Director: Paul Sheriff
Locations: England, UK
Studio: New Elstree Studios
Casting: Barry Gray

Cast
George Sanders (Landru)
Corinne Calvet (Odette)
Jean Kent (Mme. Guillin)
Patricia Roc (Mme. Dueaux)
Greta Gynt (Jeanette)
Maxine Audley (Cynthia)
Ingrid Hafner (Giselle)
George Coulouris (Lacoste)
Selma Vaz Dias (Mme. Boyer)
Peter Illing (Lefevre)
Paul Whitsun-Jones (station master)
Keith Pyott (estate agent)
Ian Fleming (attorney)
John Gabriel [in opening credits but not in final cast list]
Sheldon Lawrence (Pepi)
Jack Melford (concierge)
Robert Rietty (bank clerk)
Mark Singleton (advertising clerk)
Milo Sperber (librarian)
C. Denier Warren (neighbour)
Harold Berens (jeweler)
Dino Galvani (hardware store owner)

Alternative Titles

Il 10 lune di miele di Barbablù – Italian title
El asesino de mujeres – Spanish title
Bluebeard's Ten Honeymoons
Siniparta – Finnish title
Zehn Frauen verschwanden in Paris – West German title