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The Three Musketeers (1948) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gene Kelly, Lana Turner, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Robert Coote, Gig Young, Angela Lansbury, Frank Morgan, Vincent Price, Keenan Wynn

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This all-out matinee swashbuckler covers more of the story arc of the Dumas novel than most versions of this story. Young d'Artagnan arrives in Paris wanting to be a musketeer, winds up challenged to a duel to fight three of them, then winds up involved in a plot to recover the Queen's stolen jewels. After that adventure, Milady de Winter seeks revenge as Cardinal Richelieu tries to become the most powerful man in France. Lots of thrilling fencing action, with Gene Kelly bringing his dance skill and natural humor and toughness to the role of the young Gascon.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Political Plotlets:    -   power struggle between good/bad govt factions Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   money/gems/treasure Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   not very bright people Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   building    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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