The Wicked Lady 1945

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The Wicked Lady ★★ 1945

Posh but lame costume drama about a bored 17th century noblewoman who takes to highway robbery to spice up her life. Credulity-stretcher extraordinaire. Based on “The Life and Death of Wicked Lady Skelton” by Magdalen King-Hall. Mason is cheeky as a fellow highwayman. Remade in 1983 with Faye Dunaway. 103m/B VHS . GB James Mason, Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Michael Rennie, Felix Aylmer, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Griffith Jones; D: Leslie Arliss.