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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:

Alexandre Dumas (novel), M.M. Musselman (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Ameche ... D'Artagnan
Harry Ritz ... First Lackey (as The Ritz Brothers)
Jimmy Ritz ... 2nd Lackey (as The Ritz Brothers)
Al Ritz ... Third Lackey (as The Ritz Brothers)
Binnie Barnes ... Milady De Winter
Gloria Stuart ... Queen Anne
Pauline Moore ... Lady Constance
Joseph Schildkraut ... King Louis XIII
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
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first of 5 movie releases in 1939 for Don Ameche. See more »

Goofs

Despite the 17th Century time period during which the story is supposedly taking place, all three leading ladies hair styles are strictly 1939. See more »

Quotes

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

Version of The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911) See more »

Soundtracks

Voila
(1939) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel Pokrass
Lyrics by Walter Bullock
Sung by Don Ameche twice
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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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