This documentary tells the fascinating story of Lord Edward Montagu and his attempts to save the family estate,Beaulieu, from ruin. To pay Beaulileu's taxes after World Wat II, Lord Mantagu opened his home as a public tourist attraction. In 1954, he was arrested for homosexual offenses and sentenced to prison. He became England's most infamous aristocratic prisoner. His trial became the catalyst for change in British laws regarding homosexual activity. After his release from prison, he once more sets upon the task of saving Beaulieu.
This movie is a presentation of the Newport Beach Film Festival. Ticket prices are $14 with a $1 service charge. There will be a director and producer Q & A after the movie. If you would like to join us for dinner, we will meet at the Fashion Island Atrium food court at 6:00 PM. Gathering spot is the front of Barnes and Noble on the bottom floor. The festival producers recommend that we be in our seats 15 minutes before show time. The theater is located inside Fashion Island. PLEASE DO NOT RSVP TO THIS EVENT UNLESS YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TICKET.
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