Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great
by Clive Donner2h021969United States
Alfred the Great

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While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to take up arms against the invaders, leading the English Christians to fight for their country. Alfred soundly defeats the Danes and becomes a hero. But now, although Alfred still longs for the priesthood, he is torn between his passion for God and his lust for blood.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
    • Production Compagny : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios
    • Original Music : Raymond Leppard
    • Costume Design : Jocelyn Rickards
    • Sound Recorder : Cyril Swern
    • Director : Clive Donner
    • Scenario : James R. Webb, Ken Taylor
    • Producer : Bernard Smith
    • Photo Director : Alex Thomson
    • Editing : Fergus McDonell
    • Set Decoration : Michael Stringer
    • Sound Editing : Allan Sones
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1969
    • French release date : Invalid date
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : English

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