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Vintage French Film 'Quai des Orfevres' Returns

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Vintage French Film 'Quai des Orfevres' Returns

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Vintage French Film 'Quai des Orfevres' Returns

Vintage French Film 'Quai des Orfevres' Returns

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The French film noir classic Quai des Orfevres makes a new tour of U.S. theaters half a century after its 1948 release, with a restored print. It features a lost Paris full of music halls, cigarette smoke and a criminal investigation. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.