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Lady Godiva of Coventry (1955)

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89 min | Drama, History

In eleventh century England, King Edward the Confessor wants Saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the Sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are ...See moreIn eleventh century England, King Edward the Confessor wants Saxon Lord Leofric to marry a despised Norman woman, and has him jailed when he refuses. In jail, he meets Godiva, the Sheriff's daughter, and soon they are wed. The times are turbulent and Godiva proves to be a militant bride. Unrest between the Anglo-Saxon populace and the increasingly influential Norman French lead to her famous ride. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Oscar Brodney (screenplay) (story) | Harry Ruskin (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Carl E. Guthrie (as Carl Guthrie)
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Updated Nov 2, 1955

Release date
Nov 2, 1955 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Maureen O'Hara
Lady Godiva Lady Godiva   See fewer
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George Nader
Lord Leofric Lord Leofric   See fewer
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Victor McLaglen
Grimald Grimald   See fewer
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Rex Reason
Harold Harold   See fewer
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Torin Thatcher
Lord Godwin Lord Godwin   See fewer
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Eduard Franz
King Edward King Edward   See fewer
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Leslie Bradley
Count Eustace Count Eustace   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
Innkeeper Innkeeper   See fewer
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Robert Warwick
Humbert Humbert   See fewer
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Arthur Gould-Porter
Thorold (as A.E. Gould-Porter) Thorold (as A.E. Gould-Porter)   See fewer
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Grant Withers
Pendar Pendar   See fewer
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Anthony Eustrel
Prior (as Antony Eustrel) Prior (as Antony Eustrel)   See fewer
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Sim Iness
Oswin Oswin   See fewer
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Thayer Roberts
William, Duke of Normandy William, Duke of Normandy   See fewer
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Judith Brian
Listener (uncredited) Listener (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Cloud
Listener (uncredited) Listener (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clint Eastwood
Alfred the Fletcher (uncredited) Alfred the Fletcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Grinnage
Blacksmith's Son (uncredited) Blacksmith's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alec Harford
Tom the Tailor (uncredited) Tom the Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philo McCullough
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rhodes Reason
Sweyn (uncredited) Sweyn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Roth
Earl (uncredited) Earl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olive Sturgess
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maya Van Horn
Frenchwoman (uncredited) Frenchwoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 417 votes