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The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

The Man in the Iron Mask





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In this version of the Dumas classic, the title character is the rightful King of France, imprisoned by his pretender-to-the-throne twin brother. Warren William plays musketeer D'Artagnan, who rallies his now aged swashbuckling companions Porthos, Athos, and Aramis to rescue the real King, whom they have raised from infancy.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: George Bruce
In Theaters:
United Artists


Louis Hayward
as Louis XIV, Philippe
Joan Bennett
as Maria Theresa
Alan Hale
as Porthos
Warren William
as D'Artagnan
Marion Martin
as Mlle. de la Valliere
Montagu Love
as Spanish Ambassador
Doris Kenyon
as Queen Anne
Albert Dekker
as Louis XIII
William Royle
as Commandant of Bastil...
Fred Cavens
as Francois
Boyd Irwin
as Royal High Constable
Howard Brooks
as Cardinal
Ian Maclaren
as Valet de Chambre
Harry Woods
as King's Officer
Lane Chandler
as Palace Guard
Peter Cushing
as Second Officer
Reginald Barlow
as Jean Paul
Sheila Darcy
as Maria Theresa's Maid
Bob Milasch
as Torturer
D'Arcy Corrigan
as Tortured Prisoner
Emmett C. King
as King's Chamberlain
Dwight Frye
as Fouquet's Valet (unc...
Nigel De Brulier
as Cardinal Richelieu
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Critic Reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

[Director James] Whale turns the dialogue into a duel in its own right, with the advisors currying favor with the corrupt King Louis XIV and the Musketeers jabbing away with witty comments.

Full Review… | February 19, 2012
Parallax View

Favors the duller romance parts to the action parts.

Full Review… | November 18, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask

Very nice version of the tale.

Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

Some movie's you just shouldn't knock until you've seen them.
This turned out to be much better than I thought.

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