Dick Turpin's Ride

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Dick Turpin's Ride
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Directed byRalph Murphy
Produced byHarry Joe Brown
Screenplay byRobert Libott
Frank Burt
Story byJack DeWitt
Duncan Renaldo
Based onDick Turpin's Ride (poem)
by Alfred Noyes
StarringLouis Hayward
Music byGeorge Duning
CinematographyHenry Freulich
Harry Waxman
Edited byGene Havlick
Columbia Pictures
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • August 13, 1951 (1951-08-13)
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited States

Dick Turpin's Ride (reissued as The Lady and the Bandit) is a 1951 American adventure film directed by Ralph Murphy and starring Louis Hayward.[1] It follows the career of the eighteenth century highwaymen Dick Turpin. It is based on the poem Dick Turpin's Ride by Alfred Noyes.


Highwayman Dick Turpin rides 200 miles to save his wife from the gallows in 18th-century England.



  1. ^ "Dick Turpin's Ride (1951) - BFI". BFI. Archived from the original on 5 February 2009. Retrieved 25 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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