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Lady Caroline Lamb Details


Screenwriter [[Performer~P82352~Robert Bolt~robertbolt]]'s directorial debut is a lushly romantic saga concerning the 1812 love affair between the wife of William Lamb, Lord of Melbourne, and the author of the poem Childe Harold, Lord Byron. Excited and embarrassed by the attendant affections heaped upon him, Byron found his writing talent waning, and in 1813 the lovers ended their affair. In her first novel, Glenarvon in 1816, Lady Lamb included a satiric portrait of her former lover. But when she later witnessed Byron's funeral in 1828, she was so affected by his death she never mentally recovered from the trauma. The film charts the doomed romantic course for Lady Caroline Lamb ([[Performer~P49123~Sarah Miles~sarahmiles]]), beginning with her marriage to the politically promising William Lamb ([[Performer~P23465~Jon Finch~jonfinch]]) and continuing with her scandalous affair with Byron ([[Performer~P12116~Richard Chamberlain~richardchamberlain]]). The film then chronicles Lady Caroline Lamb's supreme sacrifice on behalf of her husband's political career. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi


Sarah Miles
as Lady Caroline Lamb
Jon Finch
as William Lamb
Richard Chamberlain
as Lord Byron
John Mills
as Canning
Margaret Leighton
as Lady Melbourne
Pamela Brown
as Lady Bessborough
Charles Carson
as Mr. Potter
Silvia Monti
as Miss Milbanke
Mario Maranzana
as Coachman
Felicity Gibson
as Girl In Blue
Paddy Joyce
as Irish housekeeper
Norman Mitchell
as Restaurant Functionary
Bernard Kay
as Benson
Peter Bull
as Government Minister
Janet Key
as Miss Fairfax
Ralph Richardson
as George IV
Maureen Pryor
as Mrs. Buller
Ralph Truman
as Admiral
Sonia Dresdel
as Lady Pont
Michael Wilding, Sr.
as Lord Holland
Nicholas Field
as St. John
Fanny Rowe
as Lady Holland
Laurence Olivier
as Duke of Wellington
Caterina Boratto
Robert Harris
as Apothecary
Timothy Dalton
Trevor Peacock
as Agent
John Rapley
as 2nd Partner
John Moffatt
as Murray
Robert Mill
as Wellington's Aide de Camp
Preston Lockwood
as 1st Partner


Robert Bolt
Bernard Williams
Franco Cristaldi
Robert Bolt
Oswald Morris
Richard Rodney Bennett
Composer (Music Score)
Marcus Dods
Musical Direction/Supervision
Norman Savage
Carmen Dillon
Art Director
Vernon Dixon
Set Designer
David Tringham
First Assistant Director
Eleanor Fazan