With the English Civil War raging, a Cromwell-backing colonel (Lionel Jeffries) and his right-hand man (Oliver Reed) capture the fugitive King Charles I and slay the Royalist landowner who'd been harboring him. The regent's only hope for survival lies with his protector's daredevil son (Jack Hedley) and the colonel's conflicted daughter (June Thorburn). Historical actioner from Hammer co-stars Michael Ripper, Duncan Lamont. AKA: "The Scarlet Blade." 83 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.