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ⓘ Trial by Combat is a 1976 British action adventure comedy film directed by Kevin Connor and starring John Mills and Donald Pleasence. ..




Trial by Combat
                                     

ⓘ Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat is a 1976 British action adventure comedy film directed by Kevin Connor and starring John Mills and Donald Pleasence.

                                     

1. Plot

A British organisation known as the Knights of Avalon is discontent that so many criminals can evade the law. So they decide to secretly hunt down these criminals, and battle and execute them with medieval weapons.

One day the founder of the organisation, Sir Edward Gifford, witnesses their actions, and they execute him too. His son, Sir John Gifford, decides to investigate his fathers murder.

                                     

2. Cast

  • Barbara Hershey as Marion Evans
  • Brian Glover as Sidney Gore
  • Bernard Hill as Blind Freddie
  • Roy Holder - William Renfield
  • David Birney as Sir John Gifford
  • John Mills as Colonel Bertie Cook
  • Donald Pleasence as Sir Giles Marley
  • John Savident as Police Commissioner Oliver Griggs
  • Thomas Heathcote as Tramp
  • Diane Langton - Ruby
  • Margaret Leighton as Ma Gore
  • Keith Buckley as Herald
  • Peter Cushing as Sir Edward Gifford
  • Neil McCarthy as Ben Willoughby
  • John Hallam as Sir Roger
                                     
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