GenreAdventure, Drama Story byCurt Siodmak CountryUnited States
Release date1946 Based onstory by Curt Siodmak
Arnold Phillips WriterAlfred Neumann (screenplay), George Bruce (screenplay), Curt Siodmak (story), Arnold Lipp (story) CastLouis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una OConnor Similar moviesThe Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
The Return of Monte Cristo is a 1946 swashbuckler film which is a sequel to The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) and The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)
The grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned on Devil's Island. He escapes and seeks revenge against those responsible for his imprisonment.
Louis Hayward as Dantes
George Macready as Henri de la Rouche
Barbara Britton as Angela Picard
Una O'Connor as Miss Beedle
Edward Small made the film in collaboration with Columbia Studios, using an old commitment he had with Louis Hayward. Hayward was paid $35,000.
Reviews were positive. Edward Small announced plans to star Louis Hayward in The Treasure of Monte Cristo but no film resulted. (There were films called The Treasure of Monte Cristo released in 1949 and 1961 but not from Small.)