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Son of Monte Cristo (1941)

Son of Monte Cristo





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Coming to the rescue of a 19th-century duchess, the son of Edmond Dantes succeeds in overthrowing a dictatorship in this swashbuckling adventure.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: George Bruce
On DVD: Oct 25, 2005
United Artists

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Louis Hayward
as Edmund Dantes Jr.
Joan Bennett
as Grand Duchess Zona
George Sanders
as Gen. Gurko Lanen
Lionel Royce
as Col. Zimmerman
Montagu Love
as Baron Von Neuhoff
Ian Wolfe
as Conrad Stadt
Clayton Moore
as Fritz Dorner
Georges Renavent
as French Ambassador
Rand Brooks
as Hans Mirbach
James Seay
as Lieutenant
Jack Mulhall
as Schmidt
Edward Keane
as Turnkey
Charles Waldron
as Kurt Mirbach
Wyndham Standing
as Chamberlain
Ted Oliver
as Turnkey
Lionel Belmore
as Hercules Snyder
Margaret Fealy
as Innkeeper's Wife
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Louis Hayward was a proficient actor of his time, a recognizable commodity, if hardly thought of nowadays, not one of those that people say "remember that movie he was in ... he was great." The same could be said of Joan Bennett. So their romantic teaming can be seen as a pretty good move, but there's little fireworks here.
The story, the script, cribbed from a dozen similar, better tales, lets them down. They look into each other's eyes ... and have nothing to say.
Once again it's left to inveterate character actor George Sanders to carry the film, which he does with his sympathetic portrayal of the bad guy. He's amazing, and the real reason to see this.

Kevin M. Williams

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Not for me.

Sarah Prisbylla

Super Reviewer

Solid swashbuckling adventure, great cast, rousing score and some excellent art direction. Fine costumes. Well made and exciting. It isn't anything new, but the cast and crew make this one work.

James Higgins

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