The Wicked Lady
The Wicked Lady is a 1945 British costume drama film directed by Leslie Arliss and starring Margaret Lockwood in the title role as a nobleman's wife who becomes a highwaywoman for the excitement. The film had one of the largest audiences for a film of its period, 18.4 million.
Rural England, the late 1600s. Caroline (Patricia Roc) invites her beautiful friend Barbara (Margaret Lockwood) to attend her marriage with wealthy landowner and local magistrate Sir Ralph Skelton (Griffith Jones). But the scheming Barbara soon has Skelton entranced. Result: It is Barbara who becomes Lady Skelton, as Caroline looks on. At the wedding reception, however, Barbara meets a handsome stranger, Kit Locksby (Michael Rennie). It is love at first sight for both, but it's too late.
|genre||adventure drama historical|
|keywords||beautiful woman capture end engage even gold shipment hang load love at first sight masquerade ombre one night rescue scaffold scheme wedding reception wound|
|publisher||Eagle-Lion Films Universal Pictures|