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Judex (1916)

A twelve part serial following the adventures of the masked vigilante Judex as he fights against criminals led by the corrupt banker Favrauxom.

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Louis Feuillade
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Cast

Credited cast:
René Cresté ... Jacques de Tremeuse aka Judex
Musidora ... Diana Monti aka Marie Verdier
René Poyen ... Le môme Réglisse
Édouard Mathé ... Roger de Tremeuse
Gaston Michel ... Pierre Kerjean
Yvonne Dario Yvonne Dario ... Comtesse de Tremeuse
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yvette Andréyor ... Jacqueline Aubry
Juliette Clarens Juliette Clarens ... Gisèle
Jean Devalde ... Robert Moralés
Georges Flateau Georges Flateau ... Vicomte de la Rochefontaine
Louis Leubas ... Le banquier Favraux
Marcel Lévesque ... Cocantin
Olinda Mano ... Le petit Jean
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Storyline

The fraudulent banker receives a Favraux with Judex , signed request to replace his victims the damage , otherwise he would not survive the day . Favraux ignored the message and is then poisoned promptly on the evening held engagement party for his daughter. This is a message from Judex and donates after she learned of her father's secretary Vallières that the banker was a criminal , the whole legacy of welfare. It later turns out that Favraux is not really dead , Judex has him rather dazed and kidnapped to make him pay in the cellars of Château rouge in life-long imprisonment for his crimes . When the criminals pair Diana Monti and Robert Morales learn this, they try to get Favraux in their hands to reclaim the worn out by his daughter assets. The following are involved kidnapping and blackmail , in the course of Judex multiple Jacqueline Favraux must save , where he falls in love and comes with its mission as an avenger in conflict. Written by NTKH

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Genres:

Adventure | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 January 1917 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Жюдекс See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The story was published in Le Petit Parisien to coincide with the weekly release of each chapter. See more »

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Followed by The New Mission of Judex (1917) See more »

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A fantastic adventure film recounting the exploits of, perhaps, the first caped-crusader, Judex.
26 April 2000 | by MusidoraSee all my reviews

A fantastic adventure film recounting the exploits of, perhaps, the first caped-crusader, Judex. After Feuillade thrilled film-goers with his crime masterpiece, LES VAMPIRES (1915/16), he took a more light-handed approach with JUDEX extolling virtue rather than celebrating crime. Again, fresh from her success as Irma Vep in LES VAMPIRES, the beautiful MUSIDORA appeared as the wicked governess/adventuress Diana Monti. MARCEL LEVESQUE, Mazamette of LES VAMPIRES, also co-stars with Rene Creste as Judex. Watch for a very early form of television used by Judex in his cliff-side hide-out!


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