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The Three Musketeers (1942)

Los tres mosqueteros (original title)
A beautiful actress invites Cantinflas to work at a film studio, where he falls asleep and dreams he is D'Artagnan.


Miguel M. Delgado


Alexandre Dumas (novel) (as Alexandre Dumas père), Jaime Salvador
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cantinflas ... Cantinflas / D'Artagnan (as Mario Moreno 'Cantinflas')
Ángel Garasa ... Ricardo / Cardenal Richelieu
Janet Alcoriza Janet Alcoriza ... Mimí / Milady (as Raquel Rojas)
Consuelo Frank ... Reina / Ana de Austria
Pituka de Foronda ... Constancia / Sra. Bonacieux
Andrés Soler Andrés Soler ... Athos
Julio Villarreal ... Rey Luis XIII
Jorge Reyes Jorge Reyes ... Julio / Duque de Buckingham
Estanislao Schillinsky Estanislao Schillinsky ... Aramis (as E. Schillinsky)
José Elías Moreno ... Portos
Rafael Icardo ... Comisario / Sr. de Treville
Antonio Bravo Antonio Bravo ... Rocha / Rochefort
María Calvo María Calvo ... Estefanía, doncella
Salvador Quiroz Salvador Quiroz ... Tabernero
José Arjona José Arjona


This is a parody of Alexander's Dumas "The Three Musketeers". Cantinflas is Dartagnan, the skillful leader of the musketeers, and will fight with the evil Cardinal Richelieu, who wants to take the power of France in the XVII Century. But Dartagnan and his fellows will stop him, using his sword and his funny speech pattern. Written by Alejandro Frias

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Adventure | Comedy







Release Date:

27 August 1942 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Os Três Mosqueteiros See more »

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Posa Films See more »
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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


This is the first Cantinflas film in which Ángel Garasa has a prominent supporting role. Garasa later became Cantinflas' most frequent co-star, appearing in eight more Cantinflas films. See more »


Mimí: My darling!
Cantinflas: You... ¿no sois francesa?
Mimí: No, yo soy inglesa.
Cantinflas: Yes? Where... where... yes... we have no bananas... nice weather.
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Por el filo de mi espada
Music by Manuel Esperón
Lyrics by Ernesto Cortázar
Performed by Cantinflas
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Cantinflas and Alexandre Dumas
11 March 2019 | by zutterjp48See all my reviews

A new version of the famous story of Alexandre Dumas made by Miguel M. Delgado with Cantinflas as the principal actor of this parody.But also some important mexican actors and actresses of this time such as Angel Garasa, Rafael Icardo, Estanislao Schillinsky, Jose Elias Moreno, Janet Alcoriza, Consuelo Frank participate in this funny comedy.Los tres mosqueteros is really a good comedy.

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