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The Three Musketeers (1939)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 17 February 1939 (USA)
D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers.

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writers:

M.M. Musselman (screenplay by), William Absalom Drake (screenplay) (as William A. Drake) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Ameche ... D'Artagnan
The Ritz Brothers ... Three Lackeys
Binnie Barnes ... Milady De Winter
Gloria Stuart ... Queen
Pauline Moore ... Lady Constance
Joseph Schildkraut ... King
John Carradine ... Naveau
Lionel Atwill ... De Rochefort
Miles Mander ... Cardinal Richelieu
Douglass Dumbrille ... Athos (as Douglas Dumbrille)
John 'Dusty' King ... Aramis (as John King)
Russell Hicks ... Porthos
Gregory Gaye ... Vitray
Lester Matthews ... Duke of Buckingham
Egon Brecher Egon Brecher ... Landlord
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Storyline

A parodic remake of the story of the young Gascon D'Artagnan, who arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, Aramis, and Athos. Together they fight to save France and the honor of a lady from the machinations of the powerful Cardinal Richelieu. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A musical comedy version of Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers.


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Trivia

Included among the American Film Institute's 2000 list of the 500 movies nominated for the Top 100 Funniest American Movies. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where horsemen are chasing a carriage containing Milady and D'Artagnan along a country road, an electric power substation can briefly be seen in the background. See more »

Quotes

D'Artagnan: She's a walking post office.
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Soundtracks

My Lady
(1939) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel Pokrass
Lyrics by Walter Bullock
Played during the opening credits
Sung by Don Ameche
Reprised by Pauline Moore and Don Ameche
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Book Report
14 March 2019 | by lkbradshaw9See all my reviews

In the season 6 episode of Leave it to Beaver the book report, this is the film Beaver Cleaver watched instead of reading the three musketeers book to write his book report, with hilarious results...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One for All See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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