Mary, Queen of Scots (movie)Mary, Queen of Scots
is a 1971
biographical film which tells the story of the life of Queen Mary I of Scotland
. It stars Vanessa Redgrave
as Mary, Glenda Jackson
as Queen Elizabeth I of England
, Patrick McGoohan
as Mary's brother James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray
, Timothy Dalton
as Mary's husband Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
, Nigel Davenport as Mary's lover James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
, Trevor Howard
as Elizabeth's advisor Sir William Cecil
, Daniel Massey
as Elizabeth's lover Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
and Ian Holm
as Mary's advisor, David Riccio.
The movie was written by John Hale and directed by Charles Jarrott.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Vanessa Redgrave), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, Best Music, Original Dramatic Score and Best Sound.