Loyal British knight Wilfred of Ivanhoe sets out on a mission to free the kidnapped King of England, Richard the Lionheart and then put him back on the throne while Richard's treacherous brother enjoys ruling in his absence.
Actors Of "Ivanhoe"
9 November 1909, Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, England, UK [now Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England, UK]
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Critics Of "Ivanhoe"
Decent Films Guide
April 04, 2005 In a way the next best thing to the real Arthurian classic that Hollywood never made, with the added plus of Robin Hood and his Merry Men (if only Warrender weren't so stiff).Read in Source
June 24, 2006 The dialogue and script are fatuously Americanised from Scott's original, but these chivalric Hollywood sagas still have a strange poetic quality about them.Read in Source
April 06, 2006 While Joan Fontaine was one of MGM's marquee beauties, she must have rued the day that Ivanhoe's other damsel went to Elizabeth Taylor, who steals Fontaine's thunder with her eyes alone.Read in Source
March 25, 2009 By standrads of the 1950s, this is a passably entertaining period adventure, representing Hollywood's effort to fight the competition from the new and threatening medium of TV.Read in Source
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January 17, 2005 In this ostensibly epic tale of knights and maidens, chivalry and swordfights, there is not a single actor who does not appear surpassingly boredRead in Source
New York Times
March 25, 2006 As Ivanhoe, Robert Taylor does a good, sturdy, manly job and George Sanders is intriguingly fluid as the emotionally torn De Bois-Guilbert.
March 26, 2009 Ivanhoe is a great romantic adventure, mounted extravagantly, crammed with action, and emerges as a spectacular feast.Read in Source
March 24, 2011 Luxe MGM historical ransacking, locationed to the nines, beautiful to look upon, but with energy lapses in the soggy script of Sir Walter Scott's epic classic.Read in Source
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