The Count of Monte-Cristo

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)

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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.

Director: David Greene
Writer: Sidney Carroll

Release Date: 1975-01-10
Status: Released
Run time: 119 min / 1:59
Production Companies : Norman Rosemont Productions, Incorporated Television Company (ITC)
Production Countries: Italy, United Kingdom



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


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

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