17th-century beauty Barbara Worth starts her career of crime by stealing her best friend's bridegroom. Her next exploit is to recover gambling losses by donning mask and cloak and taking to the roads as a highwayman! The thrill of these ventures proves addictive...especially when she meets a male highwayman who becomes her lover. Together, the two desperados lead a gay secret life, pursued by the local magistrate Sir Ralph Skelton...Barbara's husband! To what further crimes will the wicked Lady Skelton descend?
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Mason meets his match in "The Wicked Lady". (Title lobby card).
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Did You Know?
was originally cast in the role of highwayman Capt. Jerry Jackson's doxy. The actress developed appendicitis and Jean Kent
took over the part. The first scene in which the character appears, Lockwood breaks into the room and Mason's in bed with her; we only actually see her back, and it is White's back we see. See more
When Barbara and Captain Jack hold up a bullion coach, they do so by blocking a bridge with a tipped-over carriage. When they make their getaway, one of the coachmen gives chase on horseback from the bridge, but the tipped-over coach has now vanished. See more
I hate cruelty.
That's unusual... in a woman.
The first USA release version differed from the original UK version by substituting footage with higher necklines on some women's costumes. See more
Love Steals Your Heart
Music by Hans May
Lyrics by Alan Stranks See more