A Modern Musketeer
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A Modern Musketeer
Douglas Fairbanks Sr. stars as Ned Thacker, who is born during a Kansas cyclone (coincidentally the same manner in which Fairbanks' real-life contemporary Buster Keaton came into the world!) and is thus imbued with the spirit of adventure. Having been virtually weaned on Alexandre Dumas' novel The Three Musketeers, Ned grows up dedicated to old-fashioned chivalry. Alas, his well-meaning efforts to emulate his Musketeer idols nearly always backfire in a hilariously disastrous fashion. Ultimately, however, he is afforded an opportunity to rescue heroine Dorothy Moran (Marjorie Daw) in a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Lesser Fairbanks vehicle has some good scenes."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Such a hokey "aw shucks!" story might have worked back then, but viewing it today was a different story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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