The Gypsy and the Gentleman

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Under the reign of the Prince Regent, there is a growing tendency amongst young aristocrats to squander their inheritances in the pursuit of wine, women and gambling. One such man is Sir Paul Deverill, who has spent his entire fortune. read more

Under the reign of the Prince Regent, there is a growing tendency amongst young aristocrats to squander their inheritances in the pursuit of wine, women and gambling. One such man is Sir Paul Deverill, who has spent his entire fortune. One day he meets a wild and hauntingly beautiful gypsy named Belle. He seduces her, but gradually she gains complete control over him.

Original Release

01/15/1958

Cast

Melina Mercouri Belle
Keith Michell Sir Paul Deverill
Flora Robson Mrs. Haggard
Patrick McGoohan Jess
June Laverick Sarah Deverill
Lyndon Brook John Patterson
Helen Haye Lady Caroline Ayrton
Mervyn Johns Brook
Laurence Naismith Dr. Forrester
Catherine Feller Hattie
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Joseph Losey

Writers

Janet Green, Nina Warner Hooks

Cast

Melina Mercouri Belle
Keith Michell Sir Paul Deverill
Flora Robson Mrs. Haggard
Patrick McGoohan Jess
June Laverick Sarah Deverill
Lyndon Brook John Patterson
Helen Haye Lady Caroline Ayrton
Mervyn Johns Brook
Laurence Naismith Dr. Forrester
Catherine Feller Hattie
Nigel Green Game Pup
Newton Blick Ruddock
Clare Austin Vanessa Ruddock
David Hart Will the Valet
John Salew Duffin the Butler
Ellen Pollock Haggard's Maid
Larry Taylor Cropped Harry (as Laurence Taylor)
Howard Greene Apothecary
Edna Morris Mrs. Piggot
Gladys Boot Mrs. Mutimer

Producers

Earl St. John Executive Producer
Maurice Cowan Producer

Editors

Reginald Beck

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