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The King's Thief Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Niven, Edmund Purdom, Ann Blyth

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The evil Duke of Brampton (David Niven) is making money by accusing innocent people of treason and taking all their property after they are executed. Not only that, he is also plotting to overthrow the king (George Sanders). However, the duke is not very smart: he writes down his wicked deeds and plans in a notebook, and lets the notebook out of his hands. Michael Dermott (Edmund Purdom), a woodland bandit, finds it and for some reason decides to be a good guy and protect the king. He shares the adventure with the beautiful Lady Mary (Ann Blyth), whose father was one of those wrongly executed. After much danger, sword fighting, and a suspenseful escape from the Newgate prison the gang of thieves defeats the evil duke and saves the king.
The review of this Movie prepared by Laura Southcombe








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   big business/rich guy If this is a criminal POV story...    -   virtuous thief doing good

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   swords Any profanity?    -   None

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