Le comte de Monte Cristo
Part 1: Betrayal
Marseille, 1814. Edmond Dantès, a young sailor promoted to the rank of first mate, is about to marry Mercédès. But, accused of treason by his fellow-sailors, jealous of his situation, he is arrested, found guilty and locked-up in the Château d'If. He remains there for eighteen long years...
Directed by: Robert Vernay (France/Italy, 1954)
Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
Cast: Jean Marais (Edmond Dantès), Lia Amanda (Mercédès), Jacques Castelot (Gérard de Villefort), Daniel Ivernel (Caderousse), Roger Pigaut (Fernand de Morcerf)