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Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbe tells Edmund of a fantastic treasure hidden away on a tiny island, that only he knows the location of. After many years in prison, the old Abbe dies, and Edmund escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmund must find the treasure the Abbe told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.

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  1. Claude Autant-Lara


  2. Alexandre Dumas père


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  1. Louis Jourdan

    Louis Jourdan

    Edmond Dantès

  2. Yvonne Furneaux

    Yvonne Furneaux


  3. Pierre Mondy

    Pierre Mondy


  4. Yves Rénier

    Yves Rénier

    Albert de Morcerf

  5. CC

    Claudine Coster


  6. Bernard Dhéran

    Bernard Dhéran

    Henri de Villefort

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Original Title Le Comte de Monte Cristo

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 0m

Budget -

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  • December 6, 1961



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