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A knight returns home from the Crusades only to find his village devastated by disease and his family gone. He roams the forest searching for them, until he finds a mysterious maiden in a lake who asks him to kill the evil black knight.

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Credited cast:
Colin Booth ...
Child of the sickness
Patricia Christian ...
Maiden
Yvonne Finlayson ...
Child of the sickness
James Gibb ...
Anselm
Ian MacMillan ...
Child of the sickness
Tony Vogel ...
Sir Maddox
John Young ...
Old Man
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A knight returns home from the Crusades only to find his village devastated by disease and his family gone. He roams the forest searching for them, until he finds a mysterious maiden in a lake who asks him to kill the evil black knight.

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George Lucas commissioned this short film to accompany the release of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

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If you have to watch a short, over and over...
28 December 2002 | by (ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha) – See all my reviews

...Then it better at least be good!

I saw this short...countless times, as it was released in the UK spliced onto the front of "The Empire Strikes Back". I must have viewed this about 30 times, as a consequence.

This short film, which had a Princess held in thrall to a supernatural creation, sticks in my memory long after other shorts have been been long forgotten.

Medieval in tone and filmed on wind-blasted landscapes, watery glades, and

decrepit turrets, I remember the Princess phrase to the hero: "I am bound, to the Black Angel", as if it were yesterday.

I'd love a copy of this movie!


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