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The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)

Swashbuckling tale of romance, betrayal, jealousy, banditry, murder and court intrigue set in the 1660s, during the Restoration to the English throne of King Charles II.

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Lady Emma Darlington
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Rudolph Vyne
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Lady Panthea Vyne
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Sir Lawrence Dobson
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Christian Drysdale
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Lord Chancellor
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Judge
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Harry
Gareth Hunt ...
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Martha (as Stephanie Pitt)
Floyd Bevan ...
Jack
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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 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 <uffe@enterpol.dk>

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John Mills, Ian Bannen Robert Morley and Bernard Miles all received 'special guest appearance' credits. See more »

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[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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Can't believe I've found it!!
23 October 1999 | by (Staffordshire, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie a year after it came out when I was ten and I haven't seen it since. I could only remember small details like Lysette having her dog killed by her new husband (I cried, but I was only ten!) and also the executioner remarking that it will only take one blow to lop Lysette's head off. It is one of the best adventure stories for young kids (and old ones), up there with Blackbeard's Ghost and the Goonies! If you can find it, watch it, and then watch it again!!


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