Tag Archives: The Three Musketeers

Louis Hayward is “The Man in the Iron Mask” (1939) – reviewed by George

Alexandre Dumas published “The Three Musketeers” in 1844, and followed it up with a sequel “Twenty Years After” in 1845.┬áThen in 1847 he published “Ten Years Later” which is the story of the man in the iron mask and how … Continue reading

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Logan Lerman is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (2011) – reviewed by George

Europe is a powderkeg about to explode, and Athos (Matthew MacFadyen) is in Venice, actually in one of the canals wearing an underwater breathing apparatus. He uses new weaponry to wipe out a group of guards, climbs up the steps … Continue reading

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Phooey on Tech, Part 2 – from George

What a dummy I am! I have other DVRs attached to other TVs, so reviews will go on, with today’s Hildegarde Withers review right on time. The only problem is the week off for Three Musketeers reviews (I hope it’s … Continue reading

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? as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (2004) – reviewed by George

This utterly delightful, totally charming animated feature begins with Mickey (voice of Wayne Allwine), Donald (voice of Tony Anselmo), and Goofy (voice of Bill Farmer) as street urchins in Paris who are being picked on by older, tougher urchins until … Continue reading

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The Musketeer (2001) – reviewed by George

The screenwriter, Gene Quintano, is the second writer to make bold changes in the basic narrative (here there is NO Milady DeWinter, and there are plenty of other changes as well). But still, the biggest deal here is the introduction … Continue reading

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Chris O’Donnell is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1993) – reviewed by George

I was pretty sure this Walt Disney Pictures version would be fun, but simplistic. Well, guess what? It’s the best version so far! The screenwriter David Loughery made changes, some small, some large, that tightened the plot and improved narrative … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1973) – reviewed by George

As you would expect from director Richard Lester, while the book is followed, a lot of humor is injected into the proceedings. This is an adventure-comedy version. It starts with a really rough fencing (or dueling) lesson from father to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers”: Disc Two, Episodes Six to Ten (1966) – reviewed by George

Part 6: Branded His three buddies explain to D’Artagnan why he should distrust Constance (Kathleen Breck), she is the Cardinal’s spy. And Athos (Jeremy Young) explains why he has no love life: his wife turned out to be a branded … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as D’Artagnan in “The There Musketeers”: Disc One, Episodes One to Five (1966) – reviewed by George

This 10-part miniseries (half-hour episodes) features Jeremy Brett in the starring role 18 years before he started his ten-year stint as Sherlock Holmes. The book is closely followed and the action breaks down thusly: Part One – Enemies D’Artagnan’s father … Continue reading

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John Wayne as Tom Wayne (D’Artagnan) in “The Three Musketeers” (1933) – reviewed by George

This black-and-white 12-chapter serial is out of chronological order because last week I did not know it existed. And maybe it doesn’t really matter, because while the names are used (sort of) the plot is completely different. Tom Wayne (John … Continue reading

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