The King's Thief (1955)
Lady Mary's father is innocently accused of treason and is executed. It is the king's evil chancellor, the duke of Brampton, who has found a way of getting rich by accusing his enemies of treason, having them killed and then expropriating their fortune. Lady Mary travels to London to meet the duke, but instead meets the handsome highwayman Michael Dermott. Dermott has found the duke's notebook where all his evil schemes have been written down. Obviously, the duke is very anxious to get his notebook back...- Written by Mattias Thuresson
The evil Duke of Brampton has the ear of King Charles II and he has been falsely accusing members of the nobility of treason. After her father is falsely accused and executed, Lady Mary travels to England determined to clear his good name. She meets the dashing Michael Dermott and they soon learn that Brampton has a long list of victims and that he has been pocketing a large portion of their confiscated fortunes. They decide that the only way to get the King's attention - Brampton controls all of his visitors - is to steal the crown jewels.- Written by garykmcd
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