The Three Musketeers

Question: Why was Cardinal Richelieu's costume changed from red to purple?

Answer: Red is the "color" of the holy church; purple is the "color" of royalty. Richelieu aspired to royalty, not piety.

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Continuity mistake: When D'Artagnan skewers Jussac, his sword and victim are obviously between two hanging sheets of laundry. Cut to close-up, his sword is now stabbing Jussac through one of the sheets.

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M. Bonancieux: The Bastille! Well, I tell you, I don't want to go to the Bastille! Because it's got very deep dungeons and terrible instruments of torture operated by very unsympathetic men! And they snip very important parts off people.

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Trivia: Oliver Reed almost died when he was stabbed in the throat during filming of a swordfight scene.

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