MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,718 this week

Lorna Doone (1951)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  31 May 1951 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 74 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (adaptation), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 42 titles
created 01 May 2012
 
a list of 110 titles
created 10 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 586 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 2221 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Lorna Doone" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lorna Doone (1951)

Lorna Doone (1951) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lorna Doone.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Jackpot (1950)
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

Director: Walter Lang
Stars: James Stewart, Barbara Hale, James Gleason
History | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolph Maté
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Charlton Heston, Donna Reed
The Oklahoman (1957)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Francis D. Lyon
Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Hale, Brad Dexter
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Robert Parrish, Phil Karlson
Stars: Dana Andrews, Märta Torén, George Sanders
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Gringo miner Gallager is caught up in the Mexican revolution of 1910-11 when corrupt administrator Ruiz appropriates his mine. Gallager saves the life of guerilla leader Raquel, then finds ... See full summary »

Director: Budd Boetticher
Stars: Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.

Director: Nathan Juran
Stars: Richard Greene, Boris Karloff, Stephen McNally
Lorna Doone (1934)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

High drama, set in the English moorland of the 1600's. John Ridd wants revenge on the criminal Doone family, but falls in love with the daughter of the family, Lorna.

Director: Basil Dean
Stars: Victoria Hopper, John Loder, Margaret Lockwood
Lorna Doone (TV Mini-Series 1963)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Bill Travers, Jean Anderson, Andrew Faulds
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Country squire Henry Maurier is patient with his wife Emily, a neurotic invalid, but her brother surprises Henry with his young mistress Doris. The same night, Emily dies of her chronic ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda
Stars: Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, Jessica Tandy
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The remnants of a massacred cavalry troop and ragtag group of stagecoach passengers fight for survival against fierce Comanches at a desert ruin.

Director: André De Toth
Stars: Broderick Crawford, Barbara Hale, Johnny Stewart
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A desert guerilla, with flashing scimitar, opposes a tyrannical prince and marries the caliph's daughter.

Director: Frederick De Cordova
Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Richard Greene, Jackie Gleason
The Brigand (1952)
Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Carlos Delargo, son of a royal princess of Mandorra who has been banished, is returned to the kingdom to face a murder charge, but is freed by King Lorenzo, to whom Dalargo bears a ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: Anthony Dexter, Jody Lawrance, Gale Robbins
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Richard Greene ...
Carl Benton Reid ...
William Bishop ...
Ron Randell ...
Sean McClory ...
Onslow Stevens ...
Lester Matthews ...
...
Gloria Petroff ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 May 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Burg der Rache  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Lorna Doone (1915) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just hasn't got it.
7 April 2004 | by (Yorkshire, England) – See all my reviews

Looks good in lush, 1950s Hollywood deep colour and the backdrops, (e.g. the castle perched on the edge of the cliff and the thundering water fall which is the only other access to the castle beyond the one road and the drawbridge), look good as well. There is the usual collection of Hollywood support actors on hand to look aggrieved. angry or resentful on cue as well so you "feel at home" when they are on screen, knowing this is from the estbalsihed stable of 1940s/50s Hollywood swash-bucklers. Apart from that, though, this does not have much going for it. Seeing the lead players in action makes you realise clearly why they never made it to the Errol Flynn, (what would HE have done with the lead role???), or even Virginia Mayo league. Even their wooden appearances could have been compensated for, however, if the whole thing, (even just the fight scenes), had had some PACE and ZEST. As it is, the whole thing comes across as a "wheel 'em on", "let's get this scene over" affair, leaving you as glad at the end as the players apparently felt that the thing is finally over. Worth watching ONCE to remind you what Hollywood was ALSO capable of as well as Flynn as Robin Hood, Colman as the Prisoner of Zenda or even Gene Kelly as D'Artagnan!


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Lorna Doone (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page