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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

Marie Antoinette: I am angry with you, sir.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: Angry, Your Majesty?
Marie Antoinette: Very angry! You know why, of course.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: Could it be for fighting Count de Talles?
Marie Antoinette: Among others.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: I only scratched him a little.
Marie Antoinette: They say you crippled him for life.
Marie Antoinette: And five minutes later, you killed the Baron Marblaux.
Noel, Marquis de Maynes: An unfortunate accident. He ran into my sword.


Andre Moreau: Why? Why? Before all the saints in heaven, why?


Aline de Gavrillac de Bourbon: I have your word as a man!
Andre Moreau: As an incarnate fiend.


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Facts about

In the original novel by Rafael Sabatini, the climactic duel occurred outdoors. The shooting script had planned for the duel to occur in a garden, until someone had the idea of moving it to the theater. In the climactic theatre scene, a shot where Andre Moreau swings on a rope to arrive on stage was cut. Still in, however, is the later shot where he uses the rope to swing up to the balcony.
Fernand Gravet was announced for this film by MGM in 1938, but the film was not made.
Originally both Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardner were supposed to be in this film, but had to decline due to other commitments.
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