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The Lady and the Highwayman (1989)
The young lady Panthea Vyne falls in love with the handsome highwayman who saves her from her brutal husband. He kills him in a fair duel. Later, when Charles II is reinstated as King of England, she attends the royal court. But here she becomes the enemy of the king's former mistress and the plot against her thickens.
Year: 1989
Country: UK
Directed by : John Hough
Written by : Terence Feely
Cast: Emma Samms, Claire Bloom, Lysette Anthony, Hugh Grant, Michael York
Literary source: Barbara Cartland "Cupid Rides Pillion"