An 18th Century French aristocrat seeks revenge against the ace swashbuckler who killed his friend. To prepare for the impending duel, the nobleman takes fencing lessons from an acting group, and even takes on the role of “Scaramouche”.
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A tremendously enjoyable swashbuckler. George Sidney directed as if it was a musical. The Commedia del'Arte backround adds additional color to the action.
Eleanor Parker has never been as beautiful and lively.