Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

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Overview

Alfred the Great

While Olde England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the 9th century, Alfred (David Hemmings) is commencing to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his motherland, he puts aside 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 an English hero. But now, although Alfred still longs for the priesthood, he is torn between his passion for God and his lust for blood. After marrying the beautiful Aelhsweth (Prunella Ransome), he gives himself over to his dark side and aggressively rapes his wife. At this point, the Danes return and Alfred must muster the English forces once again for a decisive battle, but he also must battle his conflicting soul.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/16/2016
UPC: 0888574422103
Original Release: 1969
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 25,955

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Hemmings Alfred
Michael York Guthrum
Prunella Ransome Aelhswith
Colin Blakely Asher
Julian Glover Athelstan
Ian McKellen Roger
Peter Vaughan Burrud
Julian Chagrin Ivar
Barry Jackson Wulfstan
John Rees Cuthbert
Andrew Bradford Edwin
Michael Billington Offa
Ralph Nossek Bishop
Keith Buckley Hadric
Alan Dobie Ethelred
David Glaisyer Olaf
Vivien Merchant Freda
Christopher Timothy Cerdic

Technical Credits
Clive Donner Director
Ernest Archer Art Director
Raymond Leppard Score Composer
Robert MacDonald Special Effects
Fergus McDonell Editor
Jocelyn Rickards Costumes/Costume Designer
Bernard Smith Producer
Michael Stringer Production Designer
Cyril Swern Sound/Sound Designer
Kenneth Taylor Screenwriter
Alex Thomson Cinematographer
James R. Webb Producer,Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Alfred the Great
1. Chapter 1 [:31]
2. Chapter 2 [2:38]
3. Chapter 3 [2:50]
4. Chapter 4 [4:42]
5. Chapter 5 [2:34]
6. Chapter 6 [3:20]
7. Chapter 7 [2:48]
8. Chapter 8 [3:32]
9. Chapter 9 [4:04]
10. Chapter 10 [3:35]
11. Chapter 11 [5:12]
12. Chapter 12 [3:26]
13. Chapter 13 [3:33]
14. Chapter 14 [3:41]
15. Chapter 15 [4:49]
16. Chapter 16 [4:12]
17. Chapter 17 [3:57]
18. Chapter 18 [4:01]
19. Chapter 19 [4:27]
20. Chapter 20 [4:52]
21. Chapter 21 [3:14]
22. Chapter 22 [4:19]
23. Chapter 23 [4:57]
24. Chapter 24 [3:30]
25. Chapter 25 [3:55]
26. Chapter 26 [2:43]
27. Chapter 27 [4:58]
28. Chapter 28 [5:05]
29. Chapter 29 [4:10]
30. Chapter 30 [4:44]
31. Chapter 31 [2:50]
32. Chapter 32 [2:32]
33. Chapter 33 [1:52]
34. Chapter 34 [:01]

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