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Saturday Cinema: The King's Thief


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Starring Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, David Niven, George Sanders with Roger Moore

The ambitious Duke of Brampton, confidant of Charles II and one of the richest men in England, plans to eliminate his rivals one by one - and eventually to oust the King himself.
David Niven, unusually cast as the villain, is joined by two young British actors then at the beginning of their Hollywood careers - Edmund Purdom and Roger Moore - in this swashbuckling adventure of treachery and intrigue at the Court of Charles II.
Films: page 19


Screenplay: Christopher Knopf
Based on a story by: Robert Hardy Andrews
Producer: Edwin H. Knopf
Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Lady Mary: Ann Blyth
Michael Dermott: Edmund Purdom
Duke of Brampton: David Niven
Charles II: George Sanders
Jack: Roger Moore
Capt Herrick: John Dehner
Sheldon: Sean McClory
Simon: Tudor Owen
Henry Wynch: Melville Cooper
Sir Gilbert Talbot: Alan Mowbray
Turnkey: Rhys Williams
Charity Fell: Joan Elan
Apothecary: Charles Davis
Skene: Ashley Cowan

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Saturday Cinema: The King's Thief

BBC Two England, 3 May 1980 14.45

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