Lorna Doone
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Lorna Doone
This adaptation of the R.D. Blackmore novel won acclaim for Madge Bellamy, and helped bring her stardom. Sir Charles Ensor (Frank Keenan), leader of the Doones, a notorious gang of bandits, adopts and raises Lorna (Bellamy) as his own. Growing up along with her was John Ridd (John Bowers), and he promises to help her if she ever finds herself in trouble. And Lorna winds up needing his help badly after the death of Sir Ensor. Carver Doone (Donald MacDonald) tries to force her into marriage, and she is saved from this fate by Ridd. She then takes her rightful place at court, and Ridd follows.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The action scenes were very lively and well-done on location."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Visually striking, lavish swashbuckler, with fascinating costumes."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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