Mary, Queen of Scots (1972)

Mary, Queen of Scots (1972)

Mary, Queen of Scots





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Vanessa Redgrave stars as Mary Stuart of Scotland, with Glenda Jackson co-starring as Queen Elizabeth I. As with the earlier Maxwell Anderson play Mary of Scotland, the film sympathizes with Mary, and there are two fictionalized face-to-face confrontations between the two queens (who never met in real life). With this film, old-line Hollywood producer Hal Wallis continued his trademark of showcasing dynamic stars within a period milieu; the film is literally swamped with lavish Tudor decor. ~ … More

Rating: PG-13 (for some violence)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: John Hale
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On DVD: Apr 18, 2000
Universal Pictures

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as Mary Queen of Scots

as Elizabeth I

as James Stuart

as Lord Henry Darnley

as James Hepburn

as Lord Burghley

as Cardinal de Medici

as Duc de Guise

as Mary Seton

as Walsingham

as Mary Fleming

as Lady Bothwell

as Catherine de Medici

as Robert Dudley Earl o...

as Ruthven

as Father Ballard

as John Knox

as King Of France

as David Riccio
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June 26, 2005

Audience Reviews for Mary, Queen of Scots

A very interesting fictional interplay between Mary Stuart and Queen Elizabeth I carried by two fabulous actors in Vanessa Redgrave and Glenda Jackson.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Very well done. The intermission was also nice! :]

Nikki Meroney

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