GenreDrama, History Duration CountryUnited Kingdom
WriterTerence Rattigan (play) Release date18 April 1973 (1973-04-18) (New York City) GenresHistory, Drama, Historical drama CastGlenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston, Anthony Quayle, Margaret Leighton, Dominic Guard Similar moviesDallas Buyers Club, The 33, Goodfellas, The Theory of Everything, The Wolf of Wall Street, Unbroken
A bequest to the nation 1973
Bequest to the Nation is a 1973 British historical drama film directed by James Cellan Jones and starring Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston and Margaret Leighton. It is based on the 1970 Terence Rattigan play A Bequest to the Nation. The film depicts the relationship between Admiral Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton during the Napoleonic Wars plus others they would meet, including Nelson's nephew: the story takes place before Nelson's heading out to sea for the battle of Trafalgar. In the United States, it was released as The Nelson Affair.