Royal Flash is a 1975 film based on George MacDonald Fraser's second Flashman novel, Royal Flash. It starred Malcolm McDowell as Flashman. Oliver Reed appeared in the role of Otto von Bismarck, Alan Bates as Rudi von Sternberg, and Florinda Bolkan played Lola Montez. Fraser wrote the screenplay and the film was directed by Richard Lester. Though it got good reviews for its stars and action scenes, Royal Flash saw limited release in theaters. The film begins with Flashman making a patriotic speech to the boys of Rugby School framed by a giant Union Flag, in a scene which appears to be a parody...
|Release date:||October 1975|
|Directed by:||Richard Lester|
|Producer:||David V. Picker, Dennis O'Dell|
|Screenplay by:||George MacDonald Fraser|
|Adapted from:||Royal Flash|