Trial by Combat

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Trial by Combat
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Directed by Kevin Connor
Starring John Mills
Donald Pleasence
Barbara Hershey
David Birney
Music by Frank Cordell
Release date
  • September 1976 (1976-09)
Running time
88 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Trial by Combat (US title: Dirty Knights' Work) is a 1976 film directed by Kevin Connor and starring John Mills and Donald Pleasence.


A British organisation known as the Knights of Avalon is discontent that so many criminals can evade the law. So they decide to secretly hunt down these criminals, and battle and execute them with medieval weapons.

One day the founder of the organisation, Sir Edward Gifford, witnesses their actions, and they execute him too. His son, Sir John Gifford, decides to investigate his father's murder.


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