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The Dark Avenger (1955)

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During the 14th century the 100-year war between France and England ends in a truce and with the English occupation of French Aquitainia. Rebel French knights vow to continue the war and oust Prince Edward of Walles, ruler of Aquitainia.

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Prince Edward
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Lady Joan Holland
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Comte De Ville
Yvonne Furneaux ...
Marie
Patrick Holt ...
Sir Ellys
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Moultrie Kelsall ...
Sir Bruce
Robert Urquhart ...
Sir Philip
Noel Willman ...
Fanny Rowe ...
Genevieve (as Frances Rowe)
Alastair Hunter ...
Libeau
Rupert Davies ...
Sir John
Ewen Solon ...
D'Estell
Vincent Winter ...
John Holland
Richard O'Sullivan ...
Thomas Holland
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During the 14th century the 100-year war between France and England ends in a truce and with the English occupation of French Aquitainia. Rebel French knights vow to continue the war and oust Prince Edward of Walles, ruler of Aquitainia.

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Flaming With the Barbaric Cruelties And Infamous Conquests of the Dark Age of Terror! See more »


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11 September 1955 (USA)  »

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The Warriors  »

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Yvonne Furneaux worked 4 days on this. See more »


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Bella Marie
Music by Cedric Thorpe Davie
Lyrics by Christopher Hassall
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Fight the 100 Years' War with Errol Flynn!
22 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Errol Flynn stars in what would be one of his last adventures, in this movie called The Dark Avenger AKA The Warriors. The story starts with the facts concerning the Hundred Years' War, which was between England and France for control of the French throne. As the film starts, we see a battle between the British and the French (on whose soil I'm not quite sure) just ending with French prisoners being taken, one of them being Peter Finch, who is not very acquiescent to the rule of the British and doesn't mind rebelling against them and inciting a revolt among the prisoners. In order to kill Prince Edward (Errol Flynn) and overcome their imprisonment, they devise a plan to kidnap a lady, whom they know Edward has taken a fondness for, and her two younger brothers. The rest of the film concerns her rescue. Such is the plot of this pretty understandable film. Some may say, and even I, after seeing the film for the first time, that it is rather simple and not terribly exciting. And, what adds to its awkwardness is the fact that Peter Finch is not too convincing as a Frenchman, considering the fact he was British. But it does have its good points, with Errol Flynn in his well-known genre of film, the lovely Joanne Dru (game-show host Peter Marshall's sister) and a plot you can follow. With good production values, including an unusually moving score, which I liked from the opening scene, this is one of Errol Flynn's turkeys that may not be that bad, if you'll only give it half a chance.


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