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Monte Cristo
Also known as {The Count of Monte Cristo}
(1908) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Francis Boggs [?] and Thomas Persons?

Cast: (unknown)

The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated. / From the novel Le Comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) by Alexandre Dumas (père). / Released 30 January 1908. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Interior scenes were shot in Chicago, Illinois, with exterior scenes shot in California by Boggs in late 1907. Possibly the first dramatic film shot in California. Telegraphic orders code: Cristo. The film was remade by Selig as The Count of Monte Cristo (1912).

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists [35mm nitrate positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Authors: Alexandre Dumas - USA: California

Listing updated: 23 September 2007.

References: Bohn-Light p. 25; Lahue-Selig p. 13; Robinson-Palace pp. 115, 117.

 
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