The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

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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.

Cast

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 Bastille
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 (uncredited)
Nigel De Brulier
as Cardinal Richelieu
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Critic Reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask

All Critics (2)

[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.

February 19, 2012 | Full Review…
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Favors the duller romance parts to the action parts.

November 18, 2006 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for The Man in the Iron Mask

Very nice version of the tale.

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Tim Salmons

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