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Jones, Tommy Lee
His best claim to Swashbuckling fame was his 1948 portrayal of d'Artagnan, in the MGM technicolor classic "The Three Musketeers." Even though he did take a minor stab at being a pirate in "The Pirate," a musical comedy, just before he made the Musketeer film. He also portrayed a silent Swashbuckling actor in "Singing in the Rain." It included some footage from "The Three Musketeers."
Films that Gene Kelly has appeared in:
Singing in the Rain (even though a musical and not a swashbuckler, this film has Kelly portraying a silent film Swashbuckler. Even includes scenes from his "The Three Musketeers!"
Mark of Zorro
Demetrius & the Gladiators [sequel to The Robe]
Newton , Robert
At Sword’s Point [aka, Sons of the Musketeers]
He made a good Swashbuckling actor, in such films as "The Black Swan," "The Mark of Zorro," "Captain from Castille." In the film, the Black Swan, the director wanted him to grow a beard, to look like a rough sea-dog, but the studio would have it. They thought it would cover the good looks of their actor, so they all agreed on a mustache. George Sanders, the film's villian, was the one who got the beard.
Films that Tyrone Power has appeared in:
A great character actor - usually playing evil roles. Rathbone was really made famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes for years. Yet, the way I think he looked best was behind a sword!
Films that Basil Rathbone has appeared in:
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