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Tyrannical King Louis XIV learns that he has an identical twin brother, Philippe, who was raised from birth by his late father's trusted friend D'Artagnan and his faithful musketeers, Porthos, Athos and Aramis. After Philippe falls for the king's betrothed, Spanish Princess Maria Theresa, Louis imprisons him, forcing his brother to don an iron mask that will slowly suffocate him -- and it's up to...

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Directed by

James Whale

Written by

Alexandre Dumas (Novel)
George Bruce (Screenplay)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Free Him!

Cast

Keywords

prison swashbuckler based on novel or book princess fencing france sword fight 17th century brother iron mask musketeer palace intrigue

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score