Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo is brought to the screen in this four-hour spectacular from 1929.

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Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo is a classic story for a reason – it features romance, terrible injustice and revenge in a series of gorgeous locations, including the Mediterranean, Paris, Marseilles and the terrifying Chateau d’If, where the hero Edmond Dantés is incarcerated by a corrupt official.

Fescourt’s four-hour spectacular is intelligently plotted, sumptuous, completely immersive and like a good box set – you won’t want it to end.

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