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Judex (1916)

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A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

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The fraudulent banker receives a Favraux with Judex , signed request to replace his victims the damage , otherwise he would not survive the day . Favraux ignored the message and is then poisoned promptly on the evening held engagement party for his daughter. This is a message from Judex and donates after she learned of her father's secretary Vallières that the banker was a criminal , the whole legacy of welfare. It later turns out that Favraux is not really dead , Judex has him rather dazed and kidnapped to make him pay in the cellars of Château rouge in life-long imprisonment for his crimes . When the criminals pair Diana Monti and Robert Morales learn this, they try to get Favraux in their hands to reclaim the worn out by his daughter assets. The following are involved kidnapping and blackmail , in the course of Judex multiple Jacqueline Favraux must save , where he falls in love and comes with its mission as an avenger in conflict. Written by NTKH

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Musidora superb, but Judex has many flaws
26 October 2004 | by (San Diego,Ca) – See all my reviews

I recently saw Judex on television, and again I was impressed by the actress, Musidora, who had captured my attention as Irma Vep in Les Vampires. I found her villainess far more watchable than the anemic heroine chosen for the arrogant, vaguely ridiculous hero Judex. Musidora showed a naturalness and grace reminiscent of Rudolph Valentino at his best! The others were often over-emoting to the nth degree.

I also never understood why they had an obvious little girl in the role of the heroine's son,Jean. Little Olinda(Jean) really had a crush on the male child playing the Licorice Kid! The actor playing Judex's brother Roger was handsome and I think a beter silent actor than the man playing the lead. I found myself rooting for Diana Monti(aka Musidora) to eliminate the hero, and that is a sad commentary on the film in general! This film was supposedly to be light-hearted, but I found the storyline silly and often mawkish. Still, Musidora kept me watching despite the numerous flaws, and for her alone I recommend viewing this film!


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