This historical adventure is set during the English Civil War. When King Charles I is captured by Roundhead forces led by the tyrant Colonel Judd and his right-hand man Captain Sylvester, it is up to a band of locals loyal to the King to try and rescue him. They are helped by Judd's daughter Claire who secretly helps them in defiance of her father Written by
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This was Hammer's 100th film. See more
The woods are full of Rhodendendrums, a bush not introduced to Great Britain from the Himalayas in the late 18th century - 150 years after the Civil War. See more
Capt. Tom Sylvester
[to Claire Judd
I love you even more when you're angry. It does something for your complexion.
Opening credits prologue: 1648 This is the story of a band of freemen who defied a tyrant. See more