Monte Cristo 1929
On the day of his marriage to Mercedes, the navigator Edmond Dantes is arrested, wrongly accused of being a Bonapartist conspirator. Ignorant of who has denounced him, Dantes is sent to the island castle of If, where he will be imprisoned for the rest of his life. Before he dies, a prisoner in an adjoining cell, Abbot Faria, tells Dantes where to find a huge fortune in jewels, hidden on the island of Monte Cristo. By substituting himself for Faria, Dantes manages to escape from If and returns to his hometown of Marseilles, having recovered Faria's treasure on the way. Borrowing a disguise, Dantes learns that three men were the cause of his downfall: his jealous rival Fernand Mondego, the greedy innkeeper Carderousse and the King's Procurer, Monsieur de Villefort. Having used his newly acquired wealth to save a former friend, the ship builder Morel, from bankruptcy, Edmond Dantes sets about bringing a terrible revenge on the three men who have ruined his life. To that end, he adopts the title: the Count of Monte Cristo...

2 x DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 03:43:05 | 7.11 Gb + 5.26 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Francais intertitles
Subtitles: none
Genre: Adventure, Silent

Director: Henri Fescourt
Cast: Jean Angelo, Lil Dagover, Gaston Modot
Country: France

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