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The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Rowland V. Lee and produced by Edward Small.

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Edmond Dantes: [to Mondego upon realizing that he has been betrayed] Oh, I see! Danglas told you about Elba and the letter because he wanted to be captain! And you told the magistrate because... because of Mercedes! You appeared here as my friends!


Edmond Dantes: [after finding the treasure] My dear abbe... if you were only really here beside me to see. You were right. The world is mine.


Danglars: I'm tried of playing second fiddle to Rothschild, Laurenti and Monte Cristo! From now on when we meet, I want THEM to take their hats off first!


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Robert Donat made his only trip to Hollywood during the production of this film. Due mainly to his poor health, he was unable to travel to Hollywood again to film any of his other roles.
The ending is changed from Dumas's original novel to make it more upbeat. In the novel, Edmond does not marry Mercedes, because she feels too much has passed between them. Instead, he marries Princess Haydee, who has fallen in love with him. In the 1934 film (and in some other film versions), there is not even a hint of romantic interest between Edmond and Haydee.
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