At Sword's Point (1952)

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In 1648 France, it's the sons (and daughter) of the Three Musketeers to the rescue!



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Complete credited cast:
D'Artagnan Jr.
Claire - daughter of Athos
Robert Douglas ...
Duc de Lavalle
June Clayworth ...
Comtesse Claudine
Aramis Jr.
Porthos Jr.
Blanche Yurka ...
Madame Michom
Princess Henriette
Edmund Breon ...
Queen's Chamberlain (as Edmond Breon)
Peter Miles ...
George Petrie ...
Moroni Olsen ...


France, 1648: Richelieu and Louis XIII are dead, the new king is a minor, and the Duc de Lavalle is in virtually open rebellion, scheming to seize power. As a last resort, Queen Anne summons the heirs of the original Musketeers to her aid...including Claire, daughter of Athos, who when she chooses can miraculously pass as a boy, and wields as fine a sword as any. All their skills will be needed for a battle against increasing odds. One for all and all for one! Written by Rod Crawford <>

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Release Date:

February 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Söhne der drei Musketiere  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Alan Hale Jr. plays the son of Porthos here. His father, Alan Hale, appeared in The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) as an aging Porthos. When that film was remade as The Fifth Musketeer (1979), that role was taken by Alan Hale Jr.. In that same movie the role of an aging D'Artagnan was played by Cornel Wilde, this picture's son of D'Artagnan. Also here, the elderly Porthos is played by Moroni Olsen, who played that character in his younger days in the film of the original Dumas novel, The Three Musketeers (1935). See more »


As Cornel Wilde chops wood in his first scene, there is a "THWACK" sound effect for each chop. Then, when he throws down the ax onto the grassy ground, the "THWACK" effect is used again. However, there is another fallen tree just beyond the one he is chopping on, and the ax could very easily have landed on it, creating a similar blade/wood impact for which the same sound effect would be appropriate. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: The year 1648 was a grim one for France. With the death of the great Cardinal Richelieu, the strong hand holding the country together was gone. Terror and violence ruled as the power-hungry nobles plotted to gain control.
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Version of The Iron Mask (1962) See more »

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This movie was fabulous
18 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

It was awhile ago that I say this movie. I've been trying to find some place to acquire it for my home library. I think this was a great movie. Extremely well done. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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