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Ruy Blas

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Based on the novel by [[Performer~P310601~Victor Hugo~victorhugo]], Ruy Blas was adapted for the screen by no less than [[Performer~P85359~Jean Cocteau~jeancocteau]]. The title character, played by [[Performer~P45265~Jean Marais~jeanmarais]], is a dashing nobleman-turned-bandit operating in 17th century Spain ("played" by France and Italy). [[Performer~P45265~Marais~jeanmarais]] is also seen as a bookish student who happens to bear a striking resemblance to Ruy Blas. Top-billed as the Queen of Spain is...more

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