The Sword and the Rose (When Knighthood Was in Flower)
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The Sword and the Rose (When Knighthood Was in Flower)
The second of Disney's British-produced "historicals" (the first was Robin Hood, the last was Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue), The Sword and the Rose eschews historical accuracy in favor of wall-to-wall adventure and eye-filling pageantry. The film takes place in the court of King Henry VIII (James Robertson Justice), whose sister Mary Tudor (Glynis Johns) has fallen in love with soldier of fortune Charles Brandon (Richard Todd). Mary appoints Brandon Captain of the Guards, which rests not at all well with her erstwhile suitor, the Duke of Buckingham (Michael Gough). Rather than… More

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"A dullish historical romantic period film that's not very historical or romantic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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