Duel of Hearts

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Duel of Hearts
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Genre Romantic drama
Based on A Duel of Hearts
by Barbara Cartland
Screenplay by Terence Feely
Directed by John Hough
Starring Alison Doody
Michael York
Geraldine Chaplin
Benedict Taylor
Theme music composer Laurie Johnson
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Lew Grade
John Hough
Laurie Johnson
Cinematography Terry Cole
Editor(s) Peter Weatherley
Running time 95 min
Production company(s) Gainsborough Pictures
Original network TNT (US)
Original release
  • 24 February 1992 (1992-02-24) (United States)

Duel of Hearts is a 1991 romantic television film directed by John Hough. Terence Feely penned the screenplay, based on the Barbara Cartland novel, A Duel of Hearts. The film stars Alison Doody, Michael York, Geraldine Chaplin and Benedict Taylor.


Lady Caroline Faye and Lord Vane Brecon meet under unusual circumstances and are immediately attracted to one another. Later, Lady Caroline learns that Lord Brecon has been accused of murder. She embarks on a plan to prove him innocent, while also warning him that his cousin, Gervaise Warlingham, may be trying to frame him. Posing as a commoner, she accepts a position at Lord Brecon's estate as companion to his mother. Will dangerous family secrets keep the lovers apart?


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