Matinee Thursdays: Ivanhoe
Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Emlyn Williams
MGM; Directed by Robert Thorpe
106 minutes; 1952
Robert Taylor and Director Richard Thorpe team up for this epic tale of noble knights and beautiful damsels in this adaptation of the 1819 Sir Walter Scott classic. The story is of Wilfred of Ivanhoe and his quest to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne stolen by his evil brother, Prince John. In the midst of the blood and deception is also a love triangle between Ivanhoe and two beautiful women, Rebecca and Rowena.