In Cromwellian England, royalists commisson a barrow boy to carry a secret letter. Helped by Nell Gwynn, he succeeds after encounters with a castle ghost and custard pies
In wintry 17th century London, a poor barrow boy chances upon lordly protection from Oliver Cromwell’s bullying soldiers.
The grateful wretch is entrusted by his new master with the delivery of a vital letter from the exiled King Charles II in France.
He befriends tavern owner Nell Gwynne and sets off on his mission, but the Roundheads are in hot pursuit...
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GB (Rank/Two Cities), 1949, 96 minutes, B&W, Noel Langley (Writer), Walter Forde (Director)
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