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The Corsican Brothers (1941) was a Adventure - Black-and-white Film directed by Gregory Ratoff and produced by Edward Small.


Dumas, endless source of costume-epic plots, supplied the story of Siamese twins, songs of a Corsican nobleman, who are separated and hidden just as the entire family is wiped out by a robber baron. Twenty years later the two young men meet. One grew up in Paris, the other sheltered by a family retainer in Corsica. The brothers have a telepathic link and feel each other's emotions. They once again separate, but this time to confuse and wreak vengeance on the villain responsible for the demise of their kin.

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Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringDimitri TiomkinNominated

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The Corsican Brothers (1941)

By Beatrice on Jun 29, 2014 From Flickers in Time

The Corsican Brothers Directed by Gregory Ratoff Written by George Bruce and Howard Eastabrook based on the novel by Alexander Dumas p?re 1941/USA Edward Small Productions First viewing/Amazon Prime Instant Video I thought this was a very well-done swashbuckler. The Countess Franchi gives birth to... Read full article

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