Tower of London (1939)

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Synopsis

England from the reign of Edward IV to Richard III.

The following statement regarding the story appears after the opening credits: 'Foreword No age is without its ruthless men - who, in their search for power, leave dark stains upon the pages of History. During the Middle Ages - to seize the Tower of London was to seize the throne of England. In 1471 this has been done by Edward IV - who has violently deposed the feeble Henry VI and holds him prisoner. Within the deep shadows of the Tower walls lives the population of a small city -- some in prison cells and torture chambers -- some in palaces and spacious lodgings -- but none in peace. A web of intrigue veils the lives of all who know only too well that today's friends might be tomorrow's enemies ........'

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