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The Three Musketeers (1921)

The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, ... See full summary »

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Athos (as Leon Bary)
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The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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28 August 1921 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Os Três Mosqueteiros  »

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$3,270,000
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| (Wyckoff-DeMill Color) (some sequences)

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1.33 : 1
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Nigel De Brulier would later reprise his role as Cardinal Richelieu in The Iron Mask (1929), The Three Musketeers (1935) and The Man in the Iron Mask (1939). See more »

Quotes

D'Artagnan: [bumping into Athos] Excuse me. I am running after someone.
Athos: You can find me without running. Do you understand?
D'Artagnan: Where?
Athos: Behind the Luxemborg.
D'Artagnan: When?
Athos: One o'clock.
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Version of Les quatre Charlots mousquetaires (1974) See more »

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Proof that Doug's the Best!
6 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Douglas Fairbanks was the screen's greatest swashbuckler, and in his second film of this genre, he's really great. This film requires very little thinking on the viewer's part, and the various stunts and action scenes add to the fun. Doug's one-handed handspring with a sword in his other hand is very fast, so don't blink, but it's great. Further interest is sparked by a young and breathtaking Barbara LaMarr as M'Lady de Winter.


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