The Countess of Monte Cristo (1934 film)

The Countess of Monte Cristo is a 1934 American comedy film directed by Karl Freund and starring Fay Wray, Paul Lukas and Reginald Owen.[1] The film was a remake of a 1932 German film The Countess of Monte Cristo. It was remade in 1948 under the same title.

The Countess of Monte Cristo
Directed byKarl Freund
Produced byStanley Bergerman
Written byKaren DeWolf
Norman Krasna
Walter Reisch
Earle Snell
Gladys Unger
StarringFay Wray
Paul Lukas
Reginald Owen
Music byEdward Ward
CinematographyCharles J. Stumar
Edited byPhilip Cahn
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 19, 1934 (1934-03-19)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States


In Austria a struggling actress borrows the fancy clothes and car from her film set, and goes to stay in a luxury hotel under the name "Countess of Monte Cristo".


See also


  1. Dick p.81


  • Dick, Bernard F. City of Dreams: The Making and Remaking of Universal Pictures. University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
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