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Release Date:
14 December 1979 (Denmark) See more »
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Pure adventure is back...for the fun of it! See more »
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King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille... See more » | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
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Ted Richmond, Producer of ‘Papillon,’ Dies at 103
 (From Variety - Film News. 6 January 2014, 5:59 PM, PST)

Sylvia Kristel obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 18 October 2012, 4:00 PM, PDT)

Olivia de Havilland: Back at Warner Bros.
 (From Alt Film Guide. 5 June 2012, 8:01 PM, PDT)

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Cast

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Sylvia Kristel ... Maria Theresa

Ursula Andress ... Louise de la Vallière

Beau Bridges ... Louis XIV / Philippe of Gascony

Cornel Wilde ... D'Artagnan

Ian McShane ... Fouquet

Alan Hale Jr. ... Porthos

Lloyd Bridges ... Aramis

José Ferrer ... Athos

Olivia de Havilland ... Queen Mother
Helmut Dantine ... Spanish Ambassador

Rex Harrison ... Colbert
Román Ariznavarreta

Bernard Bresslaw ... Bernard
Stephan Bastian
Victor Couzyn (as Victor Couzin)
Karl Ferth
Fritz von Friedl (as Fritz V. Friedl)
Christine Glasner
Fritz Goblirsch ... Kammerdiener
Erhart Hartmann
Billy Horrigan (as Bill Horrigan)
Michael Janisch ... Hauptmann der Gefängniswache
Cissy Kraner ... Marianne - Haushälterin
Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel ... Oberin im Kloster
Heinz Nick
Ingrid Olofson
Stephan Paryla
Albert Rueprecht ... Captain
Ute Rumm
Tony Smart
Robert Werner
Heinz Winter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Pinney ... Captain of the Guards (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ken Annakin 
 
Writing credits
Alexandre Dumas père (novel)

David Ambrose  writer
George Bruce  earlier screenplay

Produced by
Heinz Lazek .... executive producer
Ted Richmond .... producer
 
Original Music by
Riz Ortolani 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Cardiff 
 
Film Editing by
Malcolm Cooke 
 
Production Design by
Elliot Scott 
 
Art Direction by
Theodor Harisch  (as Theo Harisch)
 
Costume Design by
Tony Pueo 
 
Makeup Department
Madeleine Cofano .... hair stylist
Franco Corridoni .... makeup artist (as Francesco Corridoni)
Ana Criado .... hair stylist
Cristóbal Criado .... makeup supervisor (as Cristobal Criado Sola)
Luis Criado .... makeup artist
Stefano Fava .... makeup artist
Gilda .... hair stylist
Günter Kulier .... makeup artist (as Gunter Kulier)
Herta Matula .... hair stylist
John O'Gorman .... makeup artist
Ladislaus Valicek .... makeup artist
Lilli Zangerle .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Hermann Wolf .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David C. Anderson .... assistant director (as David Anderson)
Terry Needham .... assistant director
Bob Wright .... assistant director (as Robert Wright)
 
Art Department
Norman Reynolds .... assistant art director
Charles Torbett .... property master
 
Sound Department
John Ireland .... adr editor
Simon Kaye .... sound recordist
Vernon Messenger .... sound editor
Karl Schlifelner .... dubbing mixer
Kurt Schwarz .... dubbing mixer (as Kurt Schwartz)
William Trent .... sound editor (as Bill Trent)
Jim Willis .... sound mixer
Jim Willis .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Helmut Gräf .... special effects (as Helmut Graef)
Fernando Pérez .... special effects
 
Stunts
Calvin Spencer .... stunt double: Lloyd Bridges
Ken Buckle .... stunts (uncredited)
Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
Billy Horrigan .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Smart .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chico Klein .... electrician
Viktor Korger .... camera operator: second unit
Dudley Lovell .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Peter Boyle .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Ken Buckle .... wrangler
Peter Diamond .... sword master
Kay Rawlings .... continuity
Otto Retzer .... location manager
Calvin Spencer .... double: Lloyd Bridges
Julio Vallejo .... executive assistant to producer
Irmi von Rüxleben .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The 5th Musketeer" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
UK:116 min | USA:104 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Based on Alexandre Dumas's novel, 'The Vicomte of Bragellone', which is often filmed under the title of its final section, 'The Man in the Iron Mask'. This version features José Ferrer as Aramis. A later version (as The Man in the Iron Mask (1998/I)), featured Gérard Depardieu as Porthos. Ferrer and Depardieu have also both played Cyrano de Bergerac. Appropriately, in Edmond Rostand original play, the character D'Artagnan offers his compliments to Cyrano's poetic abilities after a duel.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of The Iron Mask (1962)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Swashbuckling entertainment and a couple of real beauties., 26 July 2001
Author: suisse_nut

It's not a bad movie, but the best parts are played by the women. Ursula Andress looks absolutely incredible (like that comes as a surprise) and is very convincing as the bitchy yet extremely alluring Louise de la Vallière, mistress to King Louis. Sylvia Kristal is also very good in her role as well. If you are looking just to relax and watch a movie that you don't need to think about, this is the one. If you are a fan of women in corsets... have no fear, Ursula can satisfy that pretty well.

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