Walter Meyer wrote:
>*Crime et Chatiment*, the French film starring Harry Baur (who was
>murdered by the Gestapo in 1943) as Inspector Porphyr, appeared in 1935
>w/ Honegger's music.
>The American *Crime and Punishment*, w/ Edward Arnold as the inspector,
>also appeared in 1935 but, according to www.imdb.com, with music by R.H.
>Bassett and Louis Silvers.
According to Halliwell's, Silvers was the musical director but Honegger
the composer. Perhaps Bassett did some arranging?
As for the movies themselves, Pauline Kael wrote that Baur was the better
inspector, but the American version had the better Raskolnikov (Peter
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