Note to villains: If you want get the hero out of the way by framing him, just make sure he doesn’t get the cell next to the old guy who knows where to find a fabulous treasure. Cuz, you know, he may come back for revenge.
It has a pre-Great Lover John Gilbert and Estelle Taylor as his one true love. It is a little rushed but overall a pretty dern good adaptation and Gilbert seemed to enjoy brooding and wearing powdered wigs, which are essential skills for a role of this kind.
How does it end? Hover or tap below for a spoiler.This version departs from the book in that the protagonist gets his revenge and then is able to reunite with the love of his youth.
If it were a dessert it would be: Butterscotch Banana Muffins. A little bit of added flavor but generally stays close to the classic.
Availability: Released on DVD by Flicker Alley.
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