The Face Behind the Mask (1938)

This dramatized short film describes the historical mystery of France's "man in the iron mask". King Louis XIV imprisoned a man who was never identified, but who was forced to wear an iron mask for the length of his captivity, which ended only in his death. Several candidates for the identity of the man are investigated.

Directing:
  • Jacques Tourneur

Writing:
  • Milton Gunzburg

Stars:
Release Date: 1938-03-19
themoviedb icon 5.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 11

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Edward Keane
Edward Keane
Nicholas Fouquet (uncredited)
Harry Worth
Harry Worth
Louis XIII (uncredited)
Mary Howard
Mary Howard
La Vallière, The King's Sweetheart (uncredited)
Michael Mark
Michael Mark
Peasant (uncredited)
Leonard Penn
Leonard Penn
Louis XIV, The Man in the Iron Mask (uncredited)
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