Sword of Venus

Sword of Venus is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Harold Daniels, written by Jack Pollexfen and Aubrey Wisberg, and starring Robert Clarke, Catherine McLeod, Dan O'Herlihy, William Schallert and Marjorie Stapp. It was released on February 20, 1953, by RKO Pictures. It was also released in the U.K. as The Island of Monte Cristo.[1][2][3]

Sword of Venus
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byHarold Daniels
Written byJack Pollexfen
Aubrey Wisberg
Produced byJack Pollexfen
Aubrey Wisberg
Albert Zugsmith
StarringRobert Clarke
Catherine McLeod
Dan O'Herlihy
William Schallert
Marjorie Stapp
CinematographyJohn L. Russell
Music byCharles Koff
American Pictures
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release dates
  • January 21, 1953 (1953-01-21) (Los Angeles)
  • February 20, 1953 (1953-02-20) (United States)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States


The Count of Monte Cristo's son is framed for a murder he didn't commit by a man who is plotting to get his hands on his wealth, a man who was one of his father's deadliest enemies.



The producers wanted Ron Randell for a lead role.[4]


  1. ^ "Sword of Venus (1953) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Sword Of Venus". TV Guide. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  3. ^ Hal Erickson (2016). "Sword Of Venus (1953)". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  4. ^ Marilyn Erskine Career Prospers; Fregonese Plans Bolivar Romance Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times 6 Oct 1951: 7.

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