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The Sword and the Rose

Rated Not Rated (US) / G (Canada), Animation

Originating from the 1898 classic novel When Knighthood Was In Flower by Charles Major, The Sword and the Rose movie retells the story of Mary Tudor of England and her struggle to marry Charles Brandon, the love of her life. She is forced by her brother King Henry VIII to marry the infamous King of France Louis VII, as part of the peace treaty. But the Duke of Buckingham also wants Mary for himself, and will do everything in his power to keep Charles away once Louis VII is out of the picture. This is the story of how two lovers must overcome all obstacles in the name of love.


  • Antoine Duprat: Gaston Richer
  • Cardinal Wolsey: D.A. Clarke-Smith
  • Charles Brandon: Richard Todd
  • Dauphin Of France: Gerard Oury
  • DeLongueville: Fernand Fabre
  • Duke Of Buckingham: Michael Gough
  • King Henry VIII: James Robertson Justice
  • Lady Margaret: Jane Barrett
  • Lawyer: John Vere
  • Lord Chamberlain: Ernest Jay
  • Louis XII: Jean Mercure
  • Princess Mary Tudor: Glynis Johns
  • Queen Katherine: Rosalie Crutchley
  • Royal Physician: Robert Le Beal
  • Sir Edwin Caskoden: Peter Copley

Directed By

Ken Annakin

Written By

Lawrence Edward Watkin, Charles Major

Run Time

92 min

Aspect Ratio