The Three Musketeers 1921

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The Three Musketeers ★★★½ 1921

D'Artagnan swashbuckles silently amid stylish sets, scores of extras and exquisite costumes. Relatively faithful adaptation of Alexandre Dumas novel, slightly altered in favor of D'Artagnan's lover. Classic Fairbanks, who also produced. 120m/B VHS, DVD . Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Leon Bary, George Siegmann, Eugene Pallette, Boyd Irwin, Thomas Holding, Sidney Franklin, Charles Stevens, Nigel de Brulier, Willis Robards, Mary MacLaren; D: Fred Niblo; W: Lotta Woods, Douglas Fairbanks Sr.; C: Arthur Edeson; M: Louis F. Gottschalk.