Undisputed master of wheeling and dealing, Baron Danglars
has wormed his way to the top of France’s banking echelon and is determined to
stay there. Danglars cares only for himself and works only to augment his
personal fortune. He has no interest in other’s feelings, even going so far as
to promise his daughter’s hand in marriage to whomever he thinks hails from the
most advantageous background.