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1954

Beau Brummell

Ornate and elaborate costume drama starring Stewart Granger as the eponymous Beau Brummell, a leading light in early 19th century court life. The film plots his friendship and subsequent fall from grace with the Prince of Wales (Peter Ustinov) and also his numerous love affairs (from Film4.com)

It was directed by Curtis Bernhardt and produced by Sam Zimbalist from a screenplay by Karl Tunberg, based on the play Beau Brummell by Clyde Fitch. The play was previously adapted as a silent film made in 1924 and starring John Barrymore as Brummel, Mary Astor, and Willard Louis as the Prince of Wales.

The music score was by Richard Addinsell with Miklós Rózsa. The film also stars Elizabeth Taylor as Lady Patricia Belham. (from Wikipedia)



Beau Brummell