National Geographic : 1944 Oct
Chateau d'If, Once Marseille's Alcatraz Island, Lures Boatloads to the Dungeon of anImaginary Character Gravely a door plaque announces, "Cell B, Edmond Dantes," hero of Dumas's Count of Monte Cristo. A flesh-and-blood prisoner was Mirabeau (page 431). Two miles away, the Church of Notre Dame de la Garde towers over the city. Rugged, waterless Massif deMarseilleveyre rises totheright.