|The Scarlet Blade|
|Directed by||John Gilling|
|Screenplay by||John Gilling|
|Produced by||Anthony Nelson Keys|
|Edited by||John Dunsford|
|Music by||Gary Hughes|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
The Scarlet Blade (released in the United States as The Crimson Blade) is a 1963 British adventure film directed by John Gilling and starring Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley and June Thorburn.
It is a period drama set during the English Civil War.
When King Charles I is captured by Roundhead forces led by the tyrant Colonel Judd and his right-hand man Captain Sylvester, it is up to a band of locals loyal to the King led by a Robin Hood–type character named the Scarlet Blade to try to rescue him. They are helped by Judd's daughter Claire who secretly helps them in defiance of her father.