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When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922)

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Pedro de Cordoba ...
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Lady Jane Bolingbroke
Ernest Glendinning ...
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William Kent ...
King's tailor
Charles K. Gerrard ...
Sir Adam Judson (as Charles Gerard)
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Sir Henry Brandon
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Lord Chamberlain
William Norris ...
Macey Harlam ...
Duc de Longueville
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15 September 1922 (USA)  »

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Da Mænd var Riddere  »

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A Great Movie In Almost Every Respect!
24 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

Although he is not remembered to-day for anything else but this production, Robert G. Vignola directed no less than 99 movies, starting way back in 1911 and continuing through to 1937. A look at "The Scarlet Letter" (1934) confirms the impression that he learnt his craft back in 1911 and stuck with it. Throughout the entire length of "When Knighthood", Mr Vignola does not move his camera so much as a single half-inch. Were it not for his fondness of editing constantly from a group shot to a tight two-shot, the whole movie is otherwise presented as if it were a stage play. Nonetheless, he does maintain the pace of his tale with admirable dexterity. I was amazed to find that I'd been glued to the screen for well over two and half hours. I thought I'd been watching the action for no more than 90 minutes.

Of course the overwhelming richness of the production, tight plotting that most effectively builds up to two separate climaxes, plus spellbinding acting (particularly from Miss Davies herself, Lyn Harding, William Norris and William Powell) all contributed to the movie's appeal. On the other hand, I thought Forrest Stanley made a rather dull hero; and the fact that he and Ernest Glendinning who played his friend, Caskoden, were virtually interchangeable look-a-likes did not help.

All told, however, this is a thrilling, engrossing and visually appealing production, and I can't wait until it's released on DVD with an appropriate music score.


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