Cromwell (1970) DVD9
The Tyranny of King Charles I (Alec Guinness) has lord Oliver Cromwell (Richard Harris) set to emigrate to the Americas. But Charles reinstates Parliament for the purpose of charging it with raising funds and an army. Incensed at Charles' Catholic Queen, Henrietta Maria (Dorothy Tutin), Puritan Cromwell leads Parliament to demand concessions for the body's cooperation. When the King tries to dissolve Parliament again, Cromwell initiates a civil war. At first losing, thanks to the limp leadership of The Earl of Manchester and The Earl of Essex (Robert Morley and Charles Gray), Cromwell's Roundheads eventually succeed under his leadership, and arrest the King. Parliament waffles on the issues when the King refuses to accede to any demands, and Cromwell has to badger them into issuing a warrant of death...

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:19:32 | 5.95 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Russian
Subtitles: English, Russian
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War

Director: Ken Hughes
Actors: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin, Frank Finlay, Timothy Dalton, Patrick Wymark, Patrick Magee, Nigel Stock, Charles Gray, Michael Jayston

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