Cardinal Richelieu (1935)

Cardinal Richelieu

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Released generally as Cardinal Richelieu, this George Arliss vehicle was based on the popular 19th-century blank-verse play by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Downplaying the more villainous aspects of the character, Arliss portrays Richelieu as a dry-witted foxy-grandpa type, manipulating the well-meaning but often ineffectual French monarch Louis XIII (Edward Arnold) and cleverly outmaneuvering his scurrilous enemies, especially Louis' power-hungry brother Gaston (Francis Lister). Richelieu even … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Maude Howell, W.P. Lipscomb, Cameron Rogers
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as Cardinal Richelieu

as Louis XIII

as Andre de Pons

as Father Joseph

as Queen Marie

as Fontailles

as Duke of Brittany

as Duke of Lorraine

as Duke of Normandy

as D'Esperron

as Le Moyne
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The results -- with Richelieu dividing his time between bringing young lovers together and saving the country -- are pretty specious as history, but they're certainly entertaining fun.

Full Review… | November 26, 2014
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Directed in a fine technical workmanlike way.

Full Review… | February 7, 2012
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