The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Comedy, Romantic Adventure  |   Run Time - 126 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Kim Novak's decolletage, rather than the lady herself, is the true star of The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders. This rambunctious filmization of Daniel Defoe's "naughty" novel stars Novak as a poverty-stricken 18th century damsel who rises to the top of society surrendering her virtue--time and time again. After several wealthy patrons and husbands, our heroine finds true love with roguish highwayman Richard Johnson (who briefly became Novak's husband in real life). The film's best moments belong to its largely British supporting cast, especially Leo McKern as a myopic bandit.

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bad-guy, bank-personnel, extramarital-affair, highwayman, love, marriage, rags-to-riches, robbery, romance, woman