2 videodiscs (107 min., 107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation (16x9, 1.77:1 ratio) or full screen presentation (4x3, 1.33:1 ratio), Dolby digital.
English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
Oliver Reed (Athos), Raquel Welch (Constance de Bonancieux), Richard Chamberlain (Aramis), Michael York (D'Artagnan), Frank Finlay (Porthos), Christopher Lee (Count de Rochefort), Geraldine Chaplin (Queen Anne of Austria), Jean-Pierre Cassel (King Louis XIII), Spike Milligan (Mon. Bonancieux), Roy Kinnear (Planchet), Georges Wilson (Treville), Simon Ward (Duke of Buckingham), Fay Dunaway (Milady de Winter), Charlton Heston (Cardinal Richelieu).
Music: Michel Legrand (Three musketeers), Lalo Schifrin (Four musketeers) ; director of photography: David Watkin ; film editor: John Victor Smith ; fight director: William Hobbs.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1973 and 1974.
MPAA Rating: Rated PG.
The Three musketeers: The young ambitious Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris aspiring to join the Musketeers. He meets Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and faces villains, romance, adventure, and intrigue. To save the honor of the Queen, he and the others set off on a perilous journey. In the end, he proves he is worthy, and joins the Musketeers like his friends.
The Four musketeers: Villainous Cardinal Richelieu continues his machinations to eliminate French Protestants, and England's Prime Minister, the Duke of Buckingham. Milady distracts D'Artagnan, kidnaps Constance, and is revealed as Athos' sworn enemy. Can D'Artagnan save Constance, defeat Rochefort, slip de Winter's ire, and stay free of the Cardinal? All for one, one for all!
Three musketeers : The Queen's diamonds / Alexandre Salkind presents a Richard Lester film ; screenplay by George MacDonald Fraser ; an Alexandre, Michael, and Ilya Salkind production for Film Trust, S.A. ; directed by Richard Lester (107 min.).
Four musketeers : The revenge of Milady / Alexandre Salkind presents ; a Richard Lester film ; screenplay by George MacDonald Fraser ; an Alexandre, Michael, and Ilya Salkind production ; a Panamanian-Spanish co-production for Film Trust S.A.- Este Films ; directed by Richard Lester (107 min.).
Special features: The Saga of the Musketeers, Part 1 & 2; trailers & TV spots.