The Scapegoat (1959)





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In this mystery, an English teacher finds himself entangled in the murderous schemes of a wealthy French count, who happens to look just like him. The count talks the teacher into trading places. In his new guise, the count kills his wife and takes off with his mistress.
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Alec Guinness
as John Bartlett/Count Jacques De Gue
Bette Davis
as Countess de Gue
Irene Worth
as Francoise de Gue
Peter Bull
as Aristide
Pamela Brown
as Blanche
Annabel Bartlett
as Marie Noel de Gue
Leslie French
as Lacoste
Noel Howlett
as Dr. Aloin
Geoffrey Keen
as Gaston
Alan Webb
as Inspector
Eddie Byrne
as Barman
Alexander Archdale
as Gamekeeper
Peter Sallis
as Customs Official
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All Critics (1)

It's a one-idea film involving a case of mistaken identity.

Full Review… | April 21, 2003
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pretty good mid-career stuff here from Davis and I think the last film of Davis' that I have scene/reviewed

Gregory Wood
Gregory Wood

6.5/10. It would be hard to go wrong with a movie starring Alec Guiness and Bette Davis. Good story, but the plot doesn't always make sense. Still, the stars expert acting pull it off and the are a pleasure to watch.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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