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Bandits of Corsica (1953)

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Siamese twins separated at birth retain a psychic link; each feels the other's pain and happiness.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Greene ...
Mario / Carlos
Paula Raymond ...
Christina
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Jonatto
Dona Drake ...
Zelda
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Paoli
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Frank Puglia ...
Riggio
Nestor Paiva ...
Lorenzo
Peter Mamakos ...
Diegas
Paul Cavanagh ...
Dianza
Peter Brocco ...
Angelo
George J. Lewis ...
Arturo
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Ricardo
Virginia Brissac ...
Maria
Francis McDonald ...
Grisha (as Francis J. McDonald)
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Siamese twins separated at birth retain a psychic link; each feels the other's pain and happiness.

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I'll take the island by storm . . . and the woman with it!

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27 February 1953 (USA)  »

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A Volta do Fantasma da Córsega  »

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Jonatto: He's not dead. He's only fainted. We're wasting time trying to get anything out of him. We'll hang him in the morning.
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27 April 2006 | by (Jacksonville, Fla) – See all my reviews

OK, I'll do one. Typical early 50's swashbuckler that Columbia and Universal were so adept at doing although this one's a United Artists effort. Richard Greene plays the familiar (to fans of the genre) Corsican Bros. and does a creditable job. I like him more the more I see him. He's no great shakes, mind you, but is more than suitable for roles like this. I guess he's most well known as the TV Robin Hood in which there was just bit more talk, unfortunately, than action (as with most TV adventure shows). The pace is good, the sets better than expected (some of the exteriors looked filmed in Europe- maybe Mexico) and there was added pleasure in seeing Raymond Burr and Lee Van Cleef as bad guys #1 and #2, respectively. If what I've written perks the interest of fans of this sort of thing (and you know who you are) then it's certainly not one to miss. This version compares favorably- but does not come close to surpassing- the '41 version with Fairbanks, Jr.-In fact I'm almost certain that I detected a few clips from the previous version inserted into this one (which does no real harm IMO).


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