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 Edmond Dantès (12 episodes, 1964)
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 Mercédès (10 episodes, 1964)
Morris Perry ...
 Baron Danglars (8 episodes, 1964)
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 Fernand Mondego (8 episodes, 1964)
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 Maximilian Morrel (8 episodes, 1964)
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 Gérard de Villefort (7 episodes, 1964)
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 Madame Hermine Danglars / ... (7 episodes, 1964)
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 Giovanni Bertuccio (7 episodes, 1964)
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 Albert de Morcerf (6 episodes, 1964)
Valerie Sarruf ...
 Haydée (6 episodes, 1964)
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 Beauchamp (6 episodes, 1964)
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 Lucien Debray (5 episodes, 1964)
Anna Palk ...
 Valentine de Villefort (5 episodes, 1964)
Barry Boys ...
 Raoul, Baron de Château-Renaud (5 episodes, 1964)
John Baker ...
 Footman (5 episodes, 1964)
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 Ali (5 episodes, 1964)
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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 Abbé Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. The Abbé 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 Abbé dies, and Edmond escapes disguised as the dead body. Now free, Edmond must find the treasure the Abbé told him of, so he can use the new-found wealth to exact revenge on those who have wronged him. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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An excellent adaptation.
18 October 2001 | by (Wiltshire, England) – See all my reviews

This is a very affectionate adaptation of the novel, extremely faithful to the spirit and the detail of the book. It was a high-spot in TV adaptation of the Classics, beautiful to look at, and splendidly acted. Alan Badel's performance as Edmond Dantes was really memorable.


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