The Scarlet Blade

TitleThe Scarlet Blade
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1964
AuthorsGilling, John
Running Time83 min
Date Released09/27/1964
DistributorColumbia Pictures
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication LanguageEnglish

A high-ranking military official questions his loyalties during the English Civil War (1642–1651). When King Charles I (1600–1649) is captured by Roundhead forces, led by the Colonel Judd (Lionel Jeffries) and his right-hand man Captain Sylvester (Oliver Reed), it is up to a band of locals loyal to the King led by a Robin Hood–type character named the Scarlet Blade to try to rescue him. They are helped by Judd's daughter Claire who secretly helps them in defiance of her father.

Alternate TitleThe Crimson Blade
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