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The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | History  -  17 January 1977 (USA)
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The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging ... See full summary »

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The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The Classic Adventure of Heroism, Betrayal and Triumph.

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El hombre en la mascara de hierro  »

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The film was made and released about 130 years after its source novel "The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later" by Alexandre Dumas père had been first serialized between 1847-1850. The book's French title is "Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard". See more »

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At about 35:50 min, when Colbert is at the tailor's to check the dress for the king, in the moment when the dress is brought into the room, you can see an electrical switch near the door frame as well as a cable running along the frame. See more »

Quotes

Phillipe: My heart, my life, are in these hands.
Louise de la Vallière: And both are safe and sound.
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25 October 2000 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Pure excellence. Wonderful script. Production, directing and acting was superb. Great ensemble cast. What more can one ask from a made for t.v. movie? This one had all the qualities of a big budget film. Highly recommended.


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