The Three Musketeers Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for The Three Musketeers the Movie

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Extravagant and funny version of the Dumas classic. Three swashbucklers (Reed, Chamberlain, Finlay) and their country cohort (York), who wishes to join the Musketeers, set out to save the honor of the French Queen (Chaplin). To do so they must oppose the evil cardinal (Heston) who has his eyes on the power behind the throne and who is aided by cohort Milady (Dunaway). Welch is amusing as clumsy lady-in-waiting Constance. A strong cast leads this winning combination of slapstick and high adventure. Followed by "The Four Musketeers" and "The Return of the Musketeers."


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comic Adventure, The Three Musketeers, Buddies, Royalty, French, Period Piece: 17th Century, Swashbucklers, Books to Film: Alexandre Dumas
George MacDonald Fraser
Richard Chamberlain, Oliver Reed, Michael York, Raquel Welch, Frank Finlay, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway, Charlton Heston, Geraldine Chaplin, Simon Ward, Jean-Pierre Cassel, William Hobbs
David Watkin
Richard Lester
Michel Legrand
20th Century-Fox


Golden Globes 1975: Actress--Mus./Comedy (Welch).

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