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The Bad Lord Byron

  • Film

Time Out says

Not as bad as its reputation would suggest, since it is well acted and stylishly shot, but the script is undeniably silly. Starting with Byron (Price) dying in Greece, it cuts to a celestial trial at which the women in his life appear to give evidence, their stories being seen in flashback. The fatuous point is to determine whether Byron is a great poet and fighter for liberty or a bad, evil rake. Very basic stuff, historically inaccurate and not made any more convincing by the eventual revelation that the judge is Byron himself (though his lines have hitherto been delivered by someone else).
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Release Details

  • Duration:85 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:David MacDonald
  • Screenwriter:Terence Young, Anthony Thorne
  • Cast:
    • Dennis Price
    • Mai Zetterling
    • Joan Greenwood
    • Linden Travers
    • Sonia Holm
    • Raymond Lovell
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