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Feature films set from about 1450 to 1800 -- PREVIEW, as some are rated R:



Tower of London (1939)

The Life of Leonardo da Vinci (1971) TV mini series

The Agony and the Ectasy (1965) -- Michaelangelo and painting the Sistine Chapel

Luther (2003) -- Martin Luther

Anne of a Thousand Days (1969) -- Anne Bolyen and Henry VIII

A Man For All Seasons (1966) -- Thomas More vs. Henry VIII



Mary of Scotland (1936) 

The Return of Martin Guerre (1982) -- French peasant village (may wish to preview)

Lady Jane (1986)

Elizabeth (1998) -- early reign of Elizabeth I (may wish to preview)

Elizabeth I (2005) -- the last 25 years of the reign of Elizabeth I( may wish to preview)



watch some film versions of Shakespeare plays

Shakespeare in Love (1998) (may wish to preview)

Shogun (1980) -- TV mini-series, English sailor who traveled to Japan

The New World (2005) -- Jamestown and Pocahontas

The Three Musketeers

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

The Three Musketeers (1973)



Gulliver's Travels (1939) or (1996)

The Scarlet Empress (1934) -- Catherine the Great

Amazing Grace (2006)



Treasure Island -- various versions to choose from

Light in the Forest (1957)

Last of the Mohicans (1936) or (1992)

The Northwest Passage (1940)

The Mission (1986) (may wish to preview)

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Captain James Cook (1988) -- TV mini-series

John Adams (2008) -- TV mini-series

Johnny Tremain (1957)

1776 (1972) -- musical film

The Madness of King George (1994)

Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) or (1984)

A Tale of Two Cities

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982) or (1998)

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

Edited by Lori D.
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