Count of Monte Cristo (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 ... See full summary »

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Alan Badel ...
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Natasha Parry ...
 Mercedes (1 episode)
Morris Perry ...
 Danglars (1 episode)
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 DeVillefort (1 episode)
Rosalie Crutchley ...
 Madame Danglars (1 episode)
Anna Palk ...
 Valentine (1 episode)
Valerie Sarruf ...
 Haydee (1 episode)
John Baker ...
 Footman (1 episode)
Barry Boys ...
 Chateau-Renaud (1 episode)
David Calderisi ...
 Jacapo (1 episode)
Edward de Souza ...
 Maximillian (1 episode)
Donald Eccles ...
 Thomson (1 episode)
Patricia English ...
 Mme. de Villefort (1 episode)
Gary Hope ...
 Lucien Debray (1 episode)
Richard Kay ...
 Benedette (1 episode)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Bertuccio (1 episode)
Roy Stewart ...
 Ali (1 episode)
Andre Van Gyseghem ...
 President (1 episode)
Jerome Willis ...
 Beauchamp (1 episode)
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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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The best and most memorable adaptation - WHERE IS IT NOW?
31 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

We watched this adaptation on BBC Television when the serial version was shown in 1964. It was our first contact with both Alan Badel and The Count Of Monte Cristo. The impact of both the story and the adaptation was spellbinding. I can still hear Dantes saying "Hi-eee-day". There has never been another adaptation to match it. I have since read the book several times and, irrespective of whoever may have appeared in subsequent versions, my vision of Dantes is always Alan Badel. Why is the BBC serial version not available? The world at large deserves to be able to see this treasure. The fact that it was transmitted in Black and White is no bar to its worldwide acceptability. Even if large parts have been destroyed, whatever remains will be acceptable to the viewing public. Please! Please! Anyone who knows where it is, do come forward. It is one of the media world's great treasures.


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