Richard Harris, Alec Guinness and Timothy Dalton star in the story of the man who overthrew the British monarchy, Cromwell (1970).
Richard Harris as the Protestant firebrand and title character, first in a chance encounter with Robert Morley as the Earl of Manchester, defending lowly Carter (Frank Finlay), then blowing up in church, early in Ken Hughes' fictionalized bio-pic Cromwell, 1970.
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Richard Harris and Sir Alec Guinness star in this sweeping, handsomely-mounted epic drama recounting the battle which raged between the monarchy and a commoner over the very soul of Great Britain. In 17th-century England, ambitious country gentleman Oliver Cromwell (Harris) dared to challenge the political oppression and corruption which besieged his nation. Watching his power being usurped by a commoner, King Charles I (Two-time Oscar(r)-winner Guinness, 1957 Best Actor, The Bridge on the River Kwai; 1980 Honorary Award) springs to challenge his adversary. One man will become absolute ruler; the other will be executed. Rousing battle sequences, excellent lead and supporting performances fromRobert Morley, Dorothy Tutin and Timothy Dalton, Academy(r) Award-winning costume design and spectacular photography by renowned cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth (Cabaret, Tess), make CROMWELL an outstanding historical drama in the tradition of Braveheart.
Richard Harris and Alec Guinness star in a dazzling epic about the ambitious commoner who overthrewKing Charles I.
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