Film – Libel (1959)
Directed by Anthony Asquith (100 minutes)
Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill
Sir Mark Loddon (Dirk Bogarde) is a titled Englishman accused of being an impostor and a murderer. Despite presenting as a simple case of mistaken identity, complications grow as Sir Mark himself is unsure of his own identity. His wife, Lady Maggie (Olivia de Havilland), urges him to sue his accuser, Jeffrey Buckenham (Paul Massie), for libel. Barbara Steffek-Hill presents a series of classic and contemporary films from her personal favorites.