The Count of Monte-Cristo (1974)

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A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond 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 Edmond 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 Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond 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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Kickass Score: 6.1/10 from 30 votes
Release Date: 1974-12-17
Status: Released
Run time: 119 min / 1:59
Production Studio : Norman Rosemont Productions, Incorporated Television Company (ITC)
Production Countries: Italy, United Kingdom

The Count of Monte-Cristo Casts

Richard Chamberlain
as Edmond Dantès
Kate Nelligan
as Mercédès
Isabelle De Valvert
as Haydée
Tony Curtis
as Fernand Morcerf Mondego
Dominic Guard
as Albert de Morcerf Mondego
Louis Jourdan
as Villefort
Trevor Howard
as Abbé Faria
Taryn Power
as Valentine de Villefort
Dominic Barto
as Bertuccio
Donald Pleasence
as Danglars

The Count of Monte-Cristo Crew

Production Jose Villaverde Casting
Editing Gene Milford Editor
Writing Sidney Carroll Screenplay
Sound Allyn Ferguson Original Music Composer
Writing Alexandre Dumas père Novel
Camera Aldo Tonti Director of Photography
Production Norman Rosemont Producer
Costume & Make-Up Olga Lehmann Costume Design
Directing David Greene Director
Production Rose Tobias Shaw Casting
Art Walter Patriarca Production Design
Art Walter Patriarca Art Direction
Art Andrew Patriarca Art Direction