17th-century beauty Barbara Worth starts her career of crime by stealing her best friend's bridegroom. Her next exploit is to recover gambling losses by donning mask and cloak and taking to the roads as a highwayman! The thrill of these ventures proves addictive...especially when she meets a male highwayman who becomes her lover. Together, the two desperados lead a gay secret life, pursued by the local magistrate Sir Ralph Skelton...Barbara's husband! To what further crimes will the wicked Lady Skelton descend? Written by
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Mason meets his match in "The Wicked Lady". (Title lobby card).
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Did You Know?
was originally cast in the role of highwayman Capt. Jerry Jackson's doxy. The actress developed appendicitis and Jean Kent
took over the part. The first scene in which the character appears, Lockwood breaks into the room and Mason's in bed with her, we only actually see her back, and it is White's back we see. See more
The wedding scene shows two musicians playing clarinets. The clarinet wasn't invented until 1690. The movie takes place in the 1680s. See more
Do you always take women by the throat?
Capt. Jerry Jackson
No, I just take 'em.
Remade as The Wicked Lady
Music by Henry Purcell
Arranged by Hans May See more