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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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17 January 1977 (USA)  »

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El hombre en la mascara de hierro  »

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Final feature film of actress Vivien Merchant. See more »

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Position of the sentry in the background while Philippe is talking on the wharf. See more »

Quotes

Phillipe: Is there no one I can trust?
Louise de la Vallière: None. You are a King.
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Referenced in Killer Tomatoes Eat France! (1992) See more »

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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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