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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
SET DECORATOR
Settings
COSTUMES
MUSIC
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Under the Red Robe by Stanley J. Weyman (New York, 1894).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 January 1923
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: ca24 Nov 1923
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Cosmopolitan Corp.
13 January 1924
LP19918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
9,062
Length(in reels):
10
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Gil de Bérault engages in a duel despite the orders of Cardinal Richelieu, Prime Minister of France under King Louis XIII. To save his life, Bérault must capture Henri de Cocheforet, a suspected leader in a plot to overthrow the monarch, and bring him to the palace. Bérault captures Cocheforet but becomes a captive of the wiles of Renée, Cocheforet's beautiful sister. He abandons his purpose and returns to the palace emptyhanded. In the meantime, the king's brother, the Duke of Orléans, a conspirator against Richelieu, persuades the king to dismiss Richelieu. derault reveals Orléans's treachery; Richelieu is returned to favor, and Bérault is praised for his ...

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Gil de Bérault engages in a duel despite the orders of Cardinal Richelieu, Prime Minister of France under King Louis XIII. To save his life, Bérault must capture Henri de Cocheforet, a suspected leader in a plot to overthrow the monarch, and bring him to the palace. Bérault captures Cocheforet but becomes a captive of the wiles of Renée, Cocheforet's beautiful sister. He abandons his purpose and returns to the palace emptyhanded. In the meantime, the king's brother, the Duke of Orléans, a conspirator against Richelieu, persuades the king to dismiss Richelieu. derault reveals Orléans's treachery; Richelieu is returned to favor, and Bérault is praised for his loyalty.

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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