Victor Hastings - Alfred the Great

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Alfred the Great

Written as by "Victor Hastings"


The Epic Tale of the Young Warrior King Who Led His People Against the Mighty Viking Fury...

ALFRED THE GREAT

A Spectacular Movie to Equal

THE VIKINGS...


A Magnificent novel of a prince born to battle and to glory . . .

The young prince Alfred has planned to enter the priesthood. But when the fury-driven Vikings descend upon England, raping, looting and killing, washing the countryside with blood, Alfred must answer the call of his terrorized people and lead his army into battle.

Here is the exciting, panoramic story of a boy destined to become a mighty King and the people who help to shape his destiny: Guthrum, the blood-lusting leader of the Danes; Asher, the trusted priest who helps Alfred to find his real calling; Aelswith, the sensual princess who lures him further away from the Church.

Here is the Alfred few people knew, torn between violence and saintliness, passion and purity, rage and humility. And here is the other Alfred, a born leader and innovator and a towering warrior who must deliver his people to glory, the man known to all as


ALFRED THE GREAT


From the story by James R. Webb
Based on the screenplay by James R. Webb and Ken Taylor

Read the Lusty Novel
See the Sensational MGM Film Starring
David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER
Presents
A BERNARD SMITH-JAMES - JAMES R. WEBB PRODUCTION
Produced By
BERNARD SMITH
Directed By
CLIVE DONNER




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