Lord Montagu

 

Year: 2013
Country: USA, UNITED KINGDOM
Run Time: 80 minutes

The life of Lord Edward Montagu is like a great English novel. At age two he became Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, a 10,000-acre estate with a 13th century residence named Palace House. After World War II, when the stately homes of England were being torn down or lost by financial hardship, Lord Montagu was determined to keep possession of Beaulieu and opened his home to tourists. But in the 50s, scandal struck. Homosexuality was illegal in England and his involvement with fellow male peers became national news, as did his sensational trials and imprisonment. Challenging sexual bias and a rigid class system, he re-entered public life. With determination, charm, and a brilliant mind for showmanship and promotion, Lord Montagu established himself and Beaulieu as national treasures. He founded the first Motoring Museum in England and turned his estate into a carnival of events, drawing both ordinary people and celebrities to his door. The story of LORD MONTAGU is the story of England: extravagant, wild, and ultimately triumphant. – C.R.

Director
Luke Korem

Producers
Luke Korem, Russell Groves

Screenwriting
Luke Korem, Bradley Jackson

Cinematography
Jacob Hamilton, Ricardo Diaz

Editing
Luke Korem

Director Bio
Luke Korem is a filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Economics. He became involved in producing films and in 2007 created a documentary series for Rackspace, the world's leading web host. He now writes, directs, edits, and produces.

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