Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) stars as an actor overlooked for a critics' acting award, despite producing a season of Shakespeare plays. After confronting the Critics' Circle, an attempted suicidal dive into the Thames results in Lionheart being rescued by your typical paraffin/meths/turps swigging tramps. Lionheart then (presumed dead) exacts his grizzly, and quite amusing revenge on the critics who denied him his finest hour. Written by
He gave his critics a bloody and violent taste of their own medicine!
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Did You Know?
When Peregrine Devlin arrives at the fencing school you see him attach a cable to the back of his fencing kit (which would signal a hit with a buzzer), yet when the other fencer reveals himself to be Edward Lionheart and they start fencing the cable is no longer attached to Devlin's back. See more
It's all right, sir. You're among friends, sir.
Thank you. I was beginning to get a bit nervous.
We were just rehearsing Troilus and Cressida. Specifically the scene where Hector, thinking he's among friends, is unexpectedly killed by them.
Lionheart, I came here for an interview, not a lecture on Shakespeare. Now tell me the amazing story of your resurrection.
It's a grave tale, Snipe. But I think you can rise to the occasion.
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