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The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)

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102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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 ...See moreIn 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. The rest is rapid-fire intrigue and derring-do. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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George Bruce (screenplay)
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Arthur Roberts (as Arthur E. Roberts)
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Updated Dec 5, 1940

Release date
Jan 10, 1941 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Louis Hayward
Edmund Dantes Jr. Edmund Dantes Jr.   See fewer
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Joan Bennett
Grand Duchess Zona of Lichtenburg Grand Duchess Zona of Lichtenburg   See fewer
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George Sanders
Gen. Gurko Lanen Gen. Gurko Lanen   See fewer
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Florence Bates
Countess Mathilde Von Braun Countess Mathilde Von Braun   See fewer
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Lionel Royce
Col. Zimmerman Col. Zimmerman   See fewer
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Montagu Love
Prime Minister Baron Von Neuhoff Prime Minister Baron Von Neuhoff   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
Conrad Stadt (as Ian Mac Wolfe) Conrad Stadt (as Ian Mac Wolfe)   See fewer
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Clayton Moore
Lt. Fritz Dorner Lt. Fritz Dorner   See fewer
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Ralph Byrd
William Gluck William Gluck   See fewer
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Georges Renavent
Marquis de Chatante Marquis de Chatante   See fewer
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Michael Visaroff
Prince Paul Pavlov Prince Paul Pavlov   See fewer
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Rand Brooks
Hans Mirbach Hans Mirbach   See fewer
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James Seay
Lt. Stone Lt. Stone   See fewer
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Henry Brandon
Lt. Schultz Lt. Schultz   See fewer
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Jack Mulhall
Schmidt Schmidt   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Turnkey Turnkey   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Informer Informer   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Turnkey Turnkey   See fewer
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Maurice Cass
Max - Tailor Max - Tailor   See fewer
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Michael Mark
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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Ted Oliver
Turnkey Turnkey   See fewer
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Wyndham Standing
Chamberlain Chamberlain   See fewer
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Lionel Belmore
Hercules Snyder Hercules Snyder   See fewer
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Margaret Fealy
Mrs. Snyder Mrs. Snyder   See fewer
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Charles Waldron
Kurt Mirbach (as Chas. Waldron Sr.) Kurt Mirbach (as Chas. Waldron Sr.)   See fewer
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George Barrows
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Billings
Townsman in Mirbach's Shop (uncredited) Townsman in Mirbach's Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Max (uncredited) Max (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Curtis
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Curtis
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Friend of Von Neuhoff (uncredited) Friend of Von Neuhoff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dwight Frye
Pavlov's Secretary (uncredited) Pavlov's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lawrence Grant
The Baron (uncredited) The Baron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Wedding Guard (uncredited) Wedding Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Jerome
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George Lollier
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Eric Mayne
Baron - Wedding Guest (uncredited) Baron - Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter McGrail
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Robert Milasch
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alberto Morin
Friend of Von Neuhoff (uncredited) Friend of Von Neuhoff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dirk Thane
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Victor Zimmerman
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6.3 / 10 | 601 votes