Doing an adaptation of material in the Public Domain is always smart. While I never read the original novel, this script was fun and dove into a world and period that I normally avoid. So the fact that I was entertained throughout despite these obstacles (obstacles of my own creation), is a great sign.
You have a good flow and voice on the page and have worked hard to create several fun and exciting set pieces that are paramount in an action/adventure story such as this. You employ your A/D well to support the tone and mood of the piece and your ability to juggle and create complex and interesting characters like Lorin and Genevieve makes for a fun ride.
I will give you more detailed notes shortly, but there are some elements where I think you can stand to take another pass to make it a rock solid spec. The primary areas where I'd like to see you focus are on the villain's true goals (by the end it's clear but I think there are ways to develop him and his plan a bit more). Another area I think could make this script really shine is if you find a way, either through dialogue/visuals in existing scenes or a new scene that delves a bit deeper into the politics of the era and what Paris was like at that time.
Overall this is a fun read and a smart idea. Best of luck!
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