An audience-pleasing swashbuckler which benefits from one of MGM's most lavish mountings and a jaw-dropping six-and-a-half minute finale of swordplay. Granger stars as a handsome and adventurous young nobleman during the French Revolution who thinks he learns the identity of his
previously unknown father. He sets out to meet the wealthy and influential Duc de Gavrillac only to find that he has died. Along the way, Granger falls in love with the beautiful Leigh but ends the romance when he is told her last name is de Gavrillac. Later, while in a tavern with friend
Anderson, a revolutionary newspaper editor, he has a confrontation with a renowned royalist marquis, Fe...