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The Man in the Iron Mask (1977)

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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Trivia

The film was made and released about thirty-eight years after the earlier black-and-white classic version of The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) from the Golden Age of Hollywood. See more »

Goofs

When Phillipe gives Louise the rose, he gives it with his left hand and pricks it. Louise then puts her handkerchief on his right hand. In the next scene, it is on his left hand. 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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Connections

Version of The Man in the Iron Mask (1998) See more »

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Excellent
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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