The New Adventures of Vidocq (French: Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq, German: Die Abenteuer des Monsieur Vidocq) is a historical crime television series which originally ran between 1971 and 1973. It was a co-production between France and West Germany, with shooting taking place partly at the Bavaria Studios in Munich. The main character is based on the life of Eugène François Vidocq, an early nineteenth century criminal turned crime-fighter. A previous series Vidocq had been made in 1967.
|The New Adventures of Vidocq|
|Written by||Georges Neveux|
|Directed by||Marcel Bluwal|
|Starring||Claude Brasseur |
|Country of origin||France |
|Original languages||French |
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||13|
|Running time||55 minutes|
|Production companies||Gaumont Television |
Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française
|Original network||ORTF |
|Original release||5 January 1971 –|
10 December 1973
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