The Crimson Blade
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The Crimson Blade

Duration:
83 min
Genres:
Adventure | Drama | Romance
IMDB rate:
6.6
Director:
John Gilling
Awards:
Nominated for BAFTA Film Award.
Details
Country: UK
Filming Locations: Bray Studios, Down Place, Oakley Green, Berkshire, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
Lionel Jeffries
Col. Judd
Jack Hedley
Edward Beverley, The Scarlet Blade
June Thorburn
Claire Judd
Michael Ripper
Pablo
Harold Goldblatt
Jacob
Duncan Lamont
Maj. Bell
Clifford Elkin
Philip Beverley
Suzan Farmer
Constance Beverley
John Harvey
Sgt. Grey
Charles Houston
Drury
Douglas Blackwell
Blake (uncredited)
Michael Byrne
Lt. Hawke (uncredited)
Eric Corrie
Duncannon (uncredited)
Leslie Glazer
Gonzales (uncredited)
Denis Holmes
Chaplain (uncredited)
James Payne
Man in Tavern (uncredited)
Robert Rietty
King Charles I
John Stuart
Beverley
Harry Towb
Cobb (uncredited)
John H. Watson
Fitzroy (uncredited)
George Woodbridge
Town Crier (uncredited)
John Woodnutt
Lt. Wyatt (uncredited)
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Trivia
The first film of Michael Byrne.
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The film takes place in 1648.
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John Stuart (Charles I) was dubbed by Robert Rietty.
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Goofs
Throughout the movie, Oliver Cromwell is referred to as Lord Protector, however, Cromwell would only become Lord Protector in 1653, while the events of the movie take place in 1648.
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The woods are full of Rhodendendrums, a bush not introduced to Great Britain from the Himalayas in the late 18th century - 150 years after the Civil War.
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Quotes
Col. Judd: [speaking of Edward Beverley] He's to be subjected to the most extreme forms of persuasion necessary to loosen his tongue.
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Capt. Tom Sylvester: [to Claire Judd] I love you even more when you're angry. It does something for your complexion.
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Photos from cast
Oliver Reed