Seriously ill on a military campaign in Greece, Lord Byron imagines his life and loves under review in a heavenly court.
Among the witnesses called are the infamous Lady Caroline Lamb and Byron’s somewhat purer wife, Annabella.
Will Byron be judged a poet and liberator or a seducer and libertine?
Mad, bad and dangerous to know!
Thought risible at the time, this historical romance in flashback now seems no worse and even a little more stylish than most, though the script suffers from too many cooks. (Halliwell’s)
Main title from The Bad Lord Byron (1948). Byron lies dying and imagines his life and loves under review in a heavenly court.
Lady Caroline meets the mad, bad and dangerous to know, Lord Byron. Joan Greenwood and Dennis Price in a film clip from The Bad Lord Byron.
Lady Caroline reads Byron’s poem, She Walks in Beauty. Joan Greenwood and Dennis Price in a film clip from The Bad Lord Byron.