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      Scaramouche

      Released Jun 27, 1952 1h 51m Adventure List
      Reviews 83% Audience Score 2,500+ Ratings When the wicked Marquis de Maynes (Mel Ferrer) kills Andre Moreau's (Stewart Granger) best friend in a sword fighting duel and steals his love, Aline (Janet Leigh), the Frenchman vows revenge. While hiding out with a theatrical troupe and posing as the clown Scaramouche, Moreau works with the Marquis' very own fencing instructor to hone his skill with the sword. Once he feels he's up to task, he returns to the city to claim his revenge and win back Aline. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Clyde Gilmour Maclean's Magazine An energetic costumed swashbuckler, or sword-opera, adapted from the Sabatini novel. Stewart Granger and Mel Ferrer are the taunting duelists. Oct 30, 2019 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It's best remembered for the longest sword duel in cinema history at 6 1/2 minutes. Rated: C+ Oct 4, 2007 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Jul 2, 2005 Full Review Carol Cling Las Vegas Review-Journal Rated: 4/5 Aug 22, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews

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      alan g Great swashbuckler. Stewart Granger in a tour de Force performance. Great swordplay. Janet Leigh at her most beautiful. Twist at the end. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/26/24 Full Review GB B Just a beautiful film..... Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 09/22/23 Full Review paul l Lucasfilm should just copy this for the next Star Wars movie.. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member The best thrilling movie ever made! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/26/23 Full Review john g best Stewart Granger movie I can recall - Carr is great, too. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Not my favorite movie to watch I find it is to old fashioned Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis When the wicked Marquis de Maynes (Mel Ferrer) kills Andre Moreau's (Stewart Granger) best friend in a sword fighting duel and steals his love, Aline (Janet Leigh), the Frenchman vows revenge. While hiding out with a theatrical troupe and posing as the clown Scaramouche, Moreau works with the Marquis' very own fencing instructor to hone his skill with the sword. Once he feels he's up to task, he returns to the city to claim his revenge and win back Aline.
      Director
      George Sidney
      Producer
      Carey Wilson
      Screenwriter
      Talbot Jennings, George Froeschel, Ronald Millar
      Distributor
      Criterion Collection, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
      Production Co
      Metro Goldwyn Mayer
      Genre
      Adventure
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 27, 1952, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 22, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 51m
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