Lady Hamilton (1969)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy, West Germany  |  
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This drama, based on Alexander Dumas' novel, chronicles the doomed love between Lord Horatio Nelson and the scandalous Lady Emma Hamilton. The tale begins when luscious country girl Emma, who possesses feminine charms no man can resist, uses her beauty to charm her way into the inner circle of the social elite, eventually marrying the prominent Lord Hamilton. She then has an affair with the naval hero, Nelson, whom she marries after her first husband dies. She even has a child with her new man. When he dies, however, she is deeply hurt to discover that her aristocratic "friends" will not allow her to attend the honored man's funeral.

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child, courage, death, extramarital-affair, fame, forbidden-love, funeral, high-society, husband, lady, lord, love, marriage, society, tragic-love, wedding