Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)





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This lush 18th century period romance, based on historical fact, was the first color film from Britain's famed Ealing Studios, but it proved to be such a box office disappointment that Ealing never attempted such a lavish costume drama again. Sophie Dorothea (Joan Greenwood) is a young woman forced into a loveless marriage with Prince George Louis of Hanover (Peter Bull). George Louis is later crowned King George I of England. Despairing of ever experiencing true love, the depressed queen finds … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Helen Simpson, John Dighton


Stewart Granger

as Count Philip Koenigs...
Joan Greenwood

as Sophie Dorothea
Flora Robson

as Countess Platen
Fran?oise Rosay

as Electress Sophie
Frederick [Fritz] Valk

as Elector Ernest Augus...
Peter Bull

as Prince George-Louis
Michael Gough

as Prince Charles
Megs Jenkins

as Frau Busche
Jill Balcon

as Knesbeck
David Horne

as Duke George William
Mercia Swinburne

as Countess Eleanore
Miles Malleson

as Lord of Misrule
Anthony Lang

as Young Prince George
Noel Howlett

as Count Platen
Allan Jeayes

as Governor at Ahlden
Aubrey Mallalieu

as Envoy at Ahlden
Guy Rolfe

as Envoy
Victor Adams

as Solder #2
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