Cardinal Richelieu (1935) - Rotten Tomatoes

Cardinal Richelieu (1935)




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Movie Info

This French historical biography offers a portrait of France's notoriously shady cardinal who controlled the puppet King Louis XIII.


George Arliss
as Cardinal Richelieu
Edward Arnold
as Louis XIII
Cesar Romero
as Andre de Pons
Halliwell Hobbes
as Father Joseph
Robert Harrigan
as Fontailles
Herbert Bunston
as Duke of Brittany
Murray Kinnell
as Duke of Lorraine
Gilbert Emery
as Duke of Normandy
Keith Hitchcock
as D'Esperron
Russell Hicks
as Le Moyne
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Critic Reviews for Cardinal Richelieu

All Critics (5)

George Arliss in one of his lesser vehicles. Full of mannerisms instead of character.

April 17, 2020 | Full Review…

It's a good story, interestingly if not surprisingly handled, and very acceptable to those of us who like to feel we aren't just fooling our time away at the movies being entertained.

August 6, 2019 | Full Review…

George Arliss in another of bis suave and dexterous historical monologues, a little less exciting than some of the preceding ones.

June 7, 2019 | Full Review…

The results -- with Richelieu dividing his time between bringing young lovers together and saving the country -- are pretty specious as history, but they're certainly entertaining fun.

November 26, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Directed in a fine technical workmanlike way.

February 7, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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