The Three Musketeers

Directed by Fred Niblo
Starring Douglas Fairbanks, Leon Barry, George Siegmann, Barbara LaMarr, Marguerite De La Motte, Eugene Palette, Adolphe Menjou
Theatrical Release Date August 28, 1921
Run Time 136 min

Douglas Fairbanks, The King of Hollywood, stars in this action-packed spectacle featuring him in the role he was born to play: Alexandre Dumas’ D’Artagnan!  In THE THREE MUSKETEERS, we are introduced to the young D’Artagnan, a naïve and ambitious farm boy whose acrobatic swordsmanship earns him the respect of King Louis XIII’s elite regiment of guards, The Musketeers.  

For the restoration of THE THREE MUSKETEERS, a full frame 35MM fine grain positive was scanned at 4K.  At the suggestion of Fairbanks scholar Jeffrey Vance, the scan was done at an historically appropriate 21 frames per second.  Following this, more than 150 hours of digital clean-up was completed at 2K.   

Music composed, adapted, orchestrated and conducted by Robert Israel.  Performed by The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra 

Name Role
Douglas Fairbanks Cast Member
Douglas Fairbanks Writer
Leon Barry Cast Member
George Siegmann Cast Member
Lotta Woods Writer
Barbara LaMarr Cast Member
Marguerite De La Motte Cast Member
Eugene Palette Cast Member
Adolphe Menjou Cast Member
Fred Niblo Director
Douglas Fairbanks Producer
Edward Knoblock Writer
Run time 136 min
Year Completed 1921