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Director
  
Terence Young

Music director
  
John Addison

Country
  
U.K. / Spain

5.2/10
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Genre
  
Adventure, Drama, History

Duration
  

Language
  
English

That Lady movie poster

Release date
  
11 May 1955

Writer
  
Kate OBrien (play), Sy Bartlett, Anthony Veiller

Initial release
  
March 1955 (United Kingdom)

Screenplay
  
Sy Bartlett, Anthony Veiller

Cast
  
Olivia de Havilland
(Ana de Mendoza),
Gilbert Roland
(Antonio Perez),
Paul Scofield
(King Philip II of Spain),
Fran├žoise Rosay
(Bernardine),
Dennis Price
(Mateo Vasquez),
Anthony Dawson
(Don Inigo)

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Who was that lady


That Lady is a 1955 film directed by Terence Young and produced by Sy Bartlett and Ray Kinnoch. It stars Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, and Paul Scofield.

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The film is based on a 1946 historical novel by Kate O'Brien, which was published in North America under the title For One Sweet Grape. It is the story of Ana de Mendoza, a swashbuckling, sword-toting princess. She lost an eye in a duel defending the honor of her king Philip II of Spain, (played by Paul Scofield in his film debut, who earned a BAFTA award for best newcomer). Philip later jilted Ana to marry Mary I, the Queen of England, marrying her off to an aging noble, who died, leaving her a widow. Subsequently, he asks Ana de Mendoza to assist him in tutoring commoner Antonio Perez (Gilbert Roland) as his first secretary, but when they fall in love his popularity starts to drop, helped along by Philip II's jealous minister Mateo Vasquez (Dennis Price).

Shot in England and on location in Spain, the film features Cinemascope footage of the Spanish countryside and renaissance castles. That Lady was an early directorial effort by Terence Young, who went on to direct three James Bond films: Dr. No, From Russia With Love, and Thunderball. Christopher Lee appears in a minor role as the Captain of the Guard.

The novel was also produced as a play in 1949, starring Katharine Cornell as Ana, Henry Daniell as Philip II, and Torin Thatcher as Antonio.

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