Blood on His Sword

Blood on His Sword (1961)

Charles le Temeraire asks in marriage Jeanne de Beauvais, daughter of King Louis XI, wishing to get her valuable lands in dowry. The King is wise to this, and since his daughter does not feel inclined to accept, he refuses. Charles sets up a plan to abduct the prince, in a way that the suspicions will fall upon Robert de Neuville, a noble enamoured of the princess. Robert manages to free her from the castle where she was being kept. Charles keeps setting traps, and managing people to perjure against Jeanne, and the King himself. Finally, Jeanne escapes alive from a pack of wolves, who set watching the lady alone in the snow covered woods, instead of attacking her. Charles does yet accuse her of being a witch - wishing to have her dead rather than being the wife of Robert... Robert will be her champion in a Judgement of God. Will the 'miracle of the wolfs' repeat itself, or fearless Charles defeat Robert in the sword duel?

Writing:
  • Henry Dupuy-Mazuel
Directing:
  • André Hunebelle
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  • Release Date: 1961-09-06
  • Language: Français
  • Country: FR, IT
  • Runtime: 100

Jacques Seiler

L'héraut

Georges Lycan

Sire de Gavray

Robert Dalban

Le faux courrier de Liège (uncredited)

Bernard Musson

Un évêque

Jean Marais

Robert de Neuville

Rosanna Schiaffino

Jeanne de Beauvais

Roger Hanin

Charles le Téméraire

Guy Delorme

De Sénac

Annie Anderson

Catherine du Tillais

Jean Lanier

Un évêque

Paul Bonifas

Le chirurgien / Doctor of Louis XI

Pierre Moncorbier

Maître Ghislain

Louis Arbessier

Comte Hesselin

Jean Marchat

L'évêque

Jacques Balutin

Un spadassin (uncredited)

Raymond Bernard

(uncredited)

Yvan Chiffre

Un baladin (uncredited)

Henri Guégan

Un baladin (uncredited)

Hubert Noël

Récitant / Narrator (uncredited)

Paul Préboist

Un baladin (uncredited)
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