The Wicked Lady (1945)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Historical Film  |   Release Date - Nov 15, 1945 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this drama, set during the reign of King Charles II, the aristocratic Lady Skelton (Margaret Lockwood) attempts to relieve the tedium of her day-to-day life by secretly acting as a highway robber. Meeting up with the rogue Captain Jerry Jackson (James Mason), the two begin a relationship. When her private and public lives begin to interfere with one another, however, Lady Skelton finds herself caught up in a tangled web of romance, danger, and jealousy.

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aristocracy, assumed-identity, escape, extramarital-affair, killing, robbery, role-switching, seduction