World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

The Count of Monte Cristo (TV series)

Article Id: WHEBN0003149144
Reproduction Date:

Title: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV series)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Count of Monte Cristo (1975 film), The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 miniseries), Edmond Dantès
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

The Count of Monte Cristo (TV series)

The Count of Monte Cristo
Alt=Series title over an image of crossed swords
Created by Sidney Marshall
Starring George Dolenz
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 39
Production
Running time 25 minutes
Production company(s) ITC Entertainment
TPA
Release
Original channel ATV
Original release 20 February 1956 – 7 December 1956

The Count of Monte Cristo was a 1956 ITC Entertainment/TPA television series adapted very loosely from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, adapted by Sidney Marshall. It premiered in the UK in early 1956 and ran for 39 thirty-minute episodes. The first twelve episodes were filmed in the United States, at the Hal Roach studios, with the rest being filmed at ITC's traditional home of Elstree.[1]

A 5-disc DVD set containing all thirty-nine episodes was released by Network Studio on 12 April 2010 (currently only in Region 2 PAL format; not yet available in the United States).

ITC produced a film based on the same source-material, The Count of Monte-Cristo, in 1975.

Contents

  • Main cast 1
  • Episode list 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Main cast

Minor guest stars who would go on to later fame included Patrick Troughton, Stratford Johns, Cyril Shaps, Anthony Newlands, John Barrard, Raf De La Torre and Nigel Davenport.

Episode list

  1. A Toy for the Infanta
  2. Marseilles
  3. The Luxembourg Affair
  4. The Texas Affair
  5. The Mazzini Affair
  6. The Carbonari
  7. The Devil's Emissary
  8. Bordeaux
  9. Flight to Calais
  10. Albania
  11. Naples
  12. The Art of Terror
  13. The Experiment
  14. Mecklenburg
  15. The Portuguese Affair
  16. Lichtenburg
  17. Burgundy
  18. Majorca
  19. Sicily
  20. A Matter of Justice
  21. Athens
  22. The Talleyrand Affair
  23. The Island
  24. The Barefoot Empress
  25. The Brothers
  26. Monaco
  27. Point, Counter Point
  28. The Black Death
  29. Victor Hugo
  30. Return to the Chateau D'if
  31. The Pen and the Sword
  32. The Sardinian Affair
  33. The Affair of the Three Napoleons
  34. The Dubarry Affair
  35. The First Train to Paris
  36. The Golden Blade
  37. The Duel
  38. Andorra
  39. An Affair of Honour

References

  1. ^ Alan Keeling, Alan Collins, D.W. McGregor (August 2006). "The Count of Monte Cristo". UK Historical TV Adventure series. The Classic TV Archive. Archived from the original on 21 April 2008. Retrieved 22 April 2008. 

External links


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.