In the court of French king Louis XIII, a courtier named Bardelys carries with him a grand reputation as an irresistible ladies' man. When another figure in the court, Chatellerault, fails to win the hand of the beautiful Roxalanne (whose family fortune the king wishes to bring under his control), Bardelys suggests that he could win the young woman's hand. Thus a bet is made, and Bardelys embarks on the pursuit of Roxalanne and her fortune. But intrigue and mistaken identity lead Bardelys into grave danger. Written by
Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
He loved like he fought - and he fought like the devil - the greatest lover - the greatest fighter in all France! (original ad)
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Did You Know?
The scene with the romantic boat ride through the weeping willows was the result of impromptu providence. Director King Vidor
showed up in a park in Pasedena, California to shot the scene with no real plan on how to shoot the scene. At the park, was inspired when he saw the boat and willow trees at the park. He then had his crew quickly construct a tunnel of willow branches - inspiration transpired. See more
You know - women are like wine. When one disappoints - there is always a better!
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