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Scaramouche Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stewart Granger, Eleanor Parker, Mel Ferrer, Janet Leigh, Nina Foch, Robert Coote

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SCARAMOUCHE is a movie directed by George Sidney in 1952.

During the last years of the reign of Louis the XVIth, Philippe de Valmorin, under the pseudonym of Marcus Brutus, writes and distributes lampoons criticizing the french aristocracy. The Marquis de Maynes, alias Mel Ferrer, kills him in a sword duel under the very eyes of Valmorin's closest friend, Stewart Granger. Granger hides himself in Binet's theatrical company in order to become Scaramouche, a character who soon becomes famous.
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Granger has not forgotten de Maye and learns fencing with Perigore, the best teacher in Paris. Meanwhile, his heart can't choose between the red-haired actress Lenore and Aline de Gavrillac who must pretty soon marry Noel de Maynes.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism! Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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