Lorna Doone

Lorna Doone is a 1951 American adventure film directed by Phil Karlson and starring Barbara Hale and Richard Greene. It is an adaptation of the 1869 novel Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore, set in the English West Country during the 17th century.


Lorna Doone falls for John Ridd, but is betrothed (against her will) to one Carver Doone. As the English Civil War looms, John is determined to defeat the vicious Doone family and win Lorna over.

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    contentLocation Devon
    director Phil Karlson
    editor Al Clark
    genre action adventure drama historical
    keywords civil war english civil war
    musicBy George Duning
    producer Edward Small
    productionCompany Edward Small Productions
    publisher Columbia Pictures