HBO's first mini-series, set in 19th century British colonial India, involves war battles, love, treachery and intrigue as well as love and honor involving a romance between a British calvary officer and an Indian princess who has been promised in an arranged marriage to a despotic ruler. Written by
The 'Gone With The Wind' of the north-west frontier of India.
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According to Christopher Lee
in his autobiography all the cast and crew on the location shoot "were stricken with gut rot". According to the actor, the only exceptions were his wife Gitte, "who flourished on curry three times a day", and John Gielgud
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