Under the Red Robe

Under the Red Robe

Director: Victor Sjöström Cast: Conrad Veidt, Annabella, Raymond Massey


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Famed Swedish director Victor Sjostrom was coaxed out of retirement to direct his final film, Under the Red Robe, a swashbuckling adventure that takes place in the France of Louis XIII. Conrad Veidt stars as Gil de Berault, quick with his sword yet set for execution. But right before his sentence is carried out, Cardinal Richelieu (Raymond Massey) offers a stay of execution if Gil will find and kill a duke suspected of leading the revolutionary antimonarchist Huguenots. Gil tracks the duke to a castle, sneaks into the guarded fortress, and ends up falling in love with the duke's sister, Lady Marguerite (Anabella). Gil now has to save the duke without bringing about his own execution.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/24/2012
UPC: 0874757020693
Original Release: 1936
Source: American Pop Classic
Time: 1:22:00
Sales rank: 57,218

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Conrad Veidt Gil de Berault
Annabella Lady Marguerite
Raymond Massey Cardinal Richelieu
Romney Brent Marius
Sophie Stewart Elise
Wyndham Goldie Edmond
Lawrence Grant Father Joseph
Shayle Gardner Louis
Edie Martin Maria
Haddon Mason Count Rossignac
J. Fisher White Baron Breteuil
Graham [Ben] Soutten Leval
Anthony Eustrel Lt. Brissac
Des Roberts Capt. Rivarolle
Ralph Truman Captain at Castle
Eric Hales Lieutenant at Castle
Jim Regan Jean
Helen Mack Actor

Technical Credits
Victor Sjöström Director
Arthur Benjamin Score Composer
Lajos Biro Screenwriter
James B. Clark Editor
James Wong Howe Cinematographer
Rene Hubert Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Kane Producer
Philip Lindsay Screenwriter
Muir Mathieson Musical Direction/Supervision
Georges Périnal Cinematographer
Arthur Wimperis Screenwriter

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