The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Romance  |  22 January 1989 (USA)
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The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lady Emma Darlington
Rudolph Vyne
Lady Panthea Vyne
Sir Lawrence Dobson
Christian Drysdale
Lord Chancellor
Gareth Hunt ...
Coachman / Sgt. Potter
Steffanie Pitt ...
Martha (as Stephanie Pitt)
Floyd Bevan ...


The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles the 2nd is reinstated as King of England, she attends the royal court. But here she becomes the enemy of the king's former mistress and the plot against her thickens. Written by <>

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22 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor en el bosque  »

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Final feature film of Bernard Miles but made for television. See more »


[first lines]
Lord Lucius Vyne: There's not much time, Milord. The boat back to France will be waiting in the next cove.
King Charles II: Lord Lucius, I am glad you persuaded me to risk coming out of exile in France to see for myself. I know now that the people are for me. They're sick of Cromwell and his Commonwealth! They want their Charles II. But you have made powerful enemies. When I am back on the throne, if you should need me, send me this.
[hands Lord Lucius his ring]
Lord Lucius Vyne: I am honored, sire, but I fear you will have enough ...
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24 August 2002 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie growing up, it was a lot of fun and always amusing to know you were a fan of Hugh Grant before he became famous ;) This movie was released as "SilverBlade" in Australia where I grew up and first saw it, and it wasn't until I came to the United States that I found out it had another name. So if there are any Aussies out there wondering if this is the same movie - it is - I have seen both SilverBlade and The Lady & The Highwayman and they are exactly the same.

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