The son of Monte Cristo

The son of Monte Cristo

Original title: The son of Monte Cristo
Production: Edward Small Productions 
Country: United States
Director: Rowland V. Lee
Script: George Bruce
Photography: George Robinson
Music: Edward Ward
Cast: Louis Hayward; Joan Bennett; George Sanders; Florence Bates
Year: 1940
Duration: 102
Genre: Adventure
Color: BW
Original language: English
Languages available: English; Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish


 In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of "Lichtenburg" in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona and undertakes to help her, masquerading as a foppish banker and a masked freedom fighter.

Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.


 Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White

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