The Corsican Brothers (1941)

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DRAMA. Two siamese twins are separated almost at birth. Due to a vendetta which is taking place between the twin's family and that of the Callonas the twin's father dies and the boys are separated. They meet at the age of 21 and on learning of their father's fate they vow revenge on the Callonas. Lucien is killed in an attempt to overcome his enemy, but Mario succeeds in avenging both his brother and his father's death and also takes Isabelle Callona for his wife.

The following statement regarding the story appears after the opening credits: 'Corsica! Strange land, clinging to its century old traditions, aloof from the modern world which has passed it by. Bright with the laughter of Romance, haunted by the grim shadow of Vendetta, that terrible law of life for a life, vengeance for vengeance, family against family. Here on this enchanted isle, a story is told of two Corsican brothers...a tale as incredible as the land itself, written in blood, by the hand of Fate. It begins in the Castle of Count Franchi...one day...'

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