Under the Red Robe (1937)

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Romance about Richelieu and his conflicts with the Protestants.

The following statement appears after the opening credits: 'The massacre of Saint Bartholemew [sic] in 1572 had swilled the gutters of Paris with Huguenot blood. 50 years later, Protestant die-hards in the South were still a thorn in the side of Cardinal Richelieu. It was a period of plot and counter-plot, of reckless gallantry and ruthless oppression ... the time of D'Artagnan, of Cyrano De Bergerac, of Gil De Berault, The "Black Death".'

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