The Count of Monte Cristo (1913, 1929)

Stars: James O'Neill, Jean Angelo, Nance O'Neil, Lil Dagover, Murdock MacQuarrie and Gaston Modot
Director: Joseph A. Golden & Edwin S. Porter / Henri Fescourt
Runtime: 109 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - Music score
Color:  Tinted / Black and White
Format:  DVD-R
Rating: NR
Price: $14.95

Reissued on August 19th 2016 - with two early silent film adaptations inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ classic story of revenge. If you purchased this DVD before contact us for a discounted upgrade.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1913)

Directed by Joseph A. Golden & Edwin S. Porter

James O'Neill ... Edmond Dantes
Nance O'Neil ... Mercedes
Murdock MacQuarrie ... Danglars

James O’Neill, who was already famous for playing Edmond Dantes on the stage, adapted his play to bring the Alexandre Dumas novel to the screen. Tinted - 69 Minutes

Monte Cristo (1929)

Directed by Henri Fescourt

Jean Angelo ... Edmond Dantès
Lil Dagover ... Mercédès
Gaston Modot ... Fernand de Mortcerf
Marie Glory ... Valentine de Villefort
Jean Toulout ... Monsieur de Villefort
Michèle Verly ... Julie Morel

This late French silent tells the famous Alexandre Dumas tale. Filmed at many of the actual locations mentioned in the novel it also includes captivating French impressionist techniques. 40 Minutes