The Son of Monte Cristo
The Son of Monte Cristo was released to DVD on 2002-06-18.
Director: Rowland V. Lee
Cast: George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Joan Bennett, Florence Bates, and Lionel Royce
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 foppish banker and a masked freedom fighter. The rest is rapid-fire intrigue and derring-do.