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Scaramouche (1952) was a Historical - Drama Film directed by George Sidney and produced by Carey Wilson.

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Scaramouche (1923)

By L? on Sep 7, 2019 From Critica Retro

Scaramouche (1923) Podia acontecer de tudo durante a Revolu??o Francesa – e, de fato, todos os tipos de coisas que pareciam imposs?veis aconteceram durante a Revolu??o Francesa. O povo primeiro tomou a Bastilha, depois o Pal?cio das Tulherias, depois as ruas. O rei e a rainha perderam ... Read full article


Scaramouche ( 1952 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 15, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"He was born with the gift of laughter and the sense that the world was mad" Raphael Sabatini's classic 1921 novel "Scaramouche" was made into three film adaptations over the years, including a 1956 television series, but hands down this Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer version starring the engaging English act... Read full article


Scaramouche (1952)

By Beatrice on Aug 27, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Scaramouche Directed by George Sidney Written by Written by Ronald Millar and George Froeschel from the novel by Rafael Sabatini 1952/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a good swashbuckler and this qualifies. It is France in th... Read full article


Scaramouche (1952, George Sidney)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 24, 2014 From The Stop Button

Scaramouche is a deliberately constructed film. I’m curious if screenwriters Ronald Millar and George Froeschel followed the source novel’s plot structure, because it’s a very peculiar series of events. It doesn’t open with the leading man, instead starting out with villain M... Read full article


Fun Size Review: Scaramouche (1923)

By Fritzi Kramer on Jan 7, 2014 From Movies Silently

Rex Ingram and company show us the French Revolution in style! Ramon Novarro (in his best-ever performance) is a vengeful lawyer turned actor turned swordsman turned revolutionary. Busy fellow, yes? Lewis Stone is his wily aristocratic opponent. Witty and with atmosphere to spare, one of the finest ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Andre Moreau: On second thought, I realize that I am very much interested in politics. And I would be proud to serve the people of France in their hour of need!


Dr. Dubuque: You believe in liberty. You know it's being strangled.
Andre Moreau: I also believe in laughter and I know the world is mad.


Michael Vanneau: Are you mad?
Andre Moreau: We're all out of our minds, haven't you observed it?


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Facts about

A final scene in which the Marquis de Maynes is killed at the storming of the Bastille was cut in editing, as was another final one with Queen Marie Antoinette.
Originally both Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardner were supposed to be in this film, but had to decline due to other commitments.
The filmmakers had trouble with the censors over two issues: the suggestion of possible incest between the principals and the suggestion that Andre and Lenore were having a sexual relationship outside of marriage.
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