The King’s Knight

The Knight of the King ( The Black Shield of Falworth ) is an American film directed by Rudolph Maté , released in 1954 .

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Synopsis

Around 1400, the noble House of Falworth was banned and all its members condemned to death by King Henry IV of England, but at the instigation of Count Alban secretly covet the throne. A few years later, the young Myles, son of the former Earl of Falworth and the only surviving male heir, went to Mackworth Castle, a peer of England loyal to the King and friend of his family, where the Prince of Wales stayed. . After many adventures, Myles, Mackworth, the Prince of Wales, and the troops loyal to the King manage to thwart the plot hatched by Count Alban. The king rewards Myles by returning to him his title and his lands …

Technical sheet

  • Title: The King’s Knight
  • Original title: The Black Shield of Falworth
  • Directed by: Rudolph Maté
  • Scenario: Oscar Brodney , according to the story Men of Iron by Howard Pyle
  • Production: Robert Arthur and Melville Tucker
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Photography: Irving Glassberg
  • Music: Hans J. Salter
  • Artistic direction: Alexander Golitzen and Richard H. Riedel
  • Costumes: Rosemary Odell
  • Editing: Ted J. Kent and Edward Curtiss (uncredited)
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: Color ( Technicolor ) – Sound: Mono (Perspecta Sound Encoding) (optical prints) / 4-Track Stereo (Magnetic Prints) (Western Electric Recording)
  • Genre: Medieval Adventure
  • Duration: 99 minutes
  • Release dates:
    •  United States :
    •  France :

Distribution

  • Tony Curtis ( FW : Hubert Noel ) : Myles Falworth
  • Janet Leigh ( VF : Nelly Benedetti ) : Lady Anne of Mackworth
  • David Farrar ( VF : Claude Péran ) : Gilbert Blunt
  • Barbara Rush : Meg Falworth
  • Herbert Marshall ( VF : Raymond Rognoni ) : William
  • Torin Thatcher ( VF : Jacques Berlioz ) : Sir James
  • Dan O’Herlihy ( VF : Jacques Deschamps ) : Prince Hal of Wales
  • Patrick O’Neal ( VF : Roger Rudel ) : Walter Blunt
  • Craig Hill : Francis Gascoyne
  • Ian Keith ( VF : Fernand Fabre ) : King Henry IV
  • Doris Lloyd ( VF : Madeleine Barbule ) : Lady Ellen
  • Rhys Williams ( VF : Camille Guerini ) : Diccon Bowman
  • Leonard Mudie ( VF : Abel Jacquin ) : Brother Edward
  • Maurice Marsac ( VF : Gérard Férat) : Count of Vermois
  • Nicolas Coster ( VF : Jean-Louis Jemma ) : Humphrey
  • Lance Fuller (uncredited): a guard

French voices

  • René Arrieu (Maréchal de lice)
  • Jean-Louis Jemma (Humphrey)
  • Jean Violette (archer of Gilbert Blunt)
  • René Arrieu (Guard)

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