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Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

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A noblewoman doomed to a loveless marriage falls into a scandalous affair with the dashing Lord Byron.

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A noblewoman doomed to a loveless marriage falls into a scandalous affair with the dashing Lord Byron.

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England expected an affaire. Caroline gave them history.

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19 October 1973 (Spain)  »

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Lady Caroline  »

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Timothy Dalton was contracted to play William Lamb in this adaptation, but was replaced at the last moment. Dalton sued the production company for breach of contract and won. See more »

Quotes

Buckham: [Caroline and Buckham have been watching Byron bare-knuckle boxing] Haven't seen you about, milord.
Lord Byron: No sir, haven't been about.
Lady Caroline Lamb: Where *have* you been?
Lord Byron: I've been in Turkey.
Lady Caroline Lamb: Turkey? Was Turkey interesting?
Lord Byron: Yes ma'am, very.
Buckham: Was that where you learned to fight like a *savage*?
Lord Byron: No sir, I learned that at Harrow.
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Referenced in The Films of Robert Bolt (1972) See more »

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Music by Lacout
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one of the dullest British costumers ever
9 June 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I tried VERY hard but could never make it through this film without falling asleep. I tried twice but the boredom level of this TOTALLY uninteresting picture was off the charts. How could you make a movie based on a 19th century sex scandal boring?! I don't know, but the studio found a way! At the time, I was very surprised, as I have loved Richard Chamberlain in so many other movies (such as the made for TV MAN IN THE IRON MASK, SHOGUN or COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO). Subsequent to seeing this awful film, I had the displeasure of going to the theater and seeing an even worse Chamberlain film (KING SOLOMON'S MINES). Apparently he is MORE than able to star in crappy films after all!


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