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The Purple Mask

The Purple Mask(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

France, 1803: 11 years after the Revolution, a royalist underground is led by a new 'Scarlet Pimpernel', the Purple Mask, who rescues nobles in distress and kidnaps Napoleon's officials for ransom, aided by the spy services of a group of lovely models headed by Laurette (really the Duc de Latour's daughter). But even she doesn't know the Purple Mask's real identity as foppish dancing master Rene...

Cast & Crew

Tony Curtis [Count] Rene [de Treviere]
Colleen Miller Laurette [de Latour]
Gene Barry Capt. [Charles] Laverne
Dan O'Herlihy Brisquet
Angela Lansbury Madame Valentine
George Dolenz Marcel Cadonal
John Hoyt Rochet
Robert Cornthwaite Napoleon [Bonaparte]
Stephen Bekassy Baron de Morleve
Paul Cavanagh Duc de Latour
Myrna Hansen Constance
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 5 Jun 1955; Los Angeles opening: 20 Jul 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EBX; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  82 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Purple Mask

    Tina 2010-12-08

    This early Tony Curtis movie is worth seeing if only to look at the beautiful Curtis!!! Being a HUGE fan, I love all of his "sand and tights... MORE>

  • EXCELENT MOVIE

    ED 2007-03-18

    A NICE TO SEE ADVENTURE OF THE FRENCH REVOLUCION. AND CURTIS EXCELENT. MORE>