THE NELSON AFFAIR
Directed by JAMES CELLAN JONES
Screenplay by TERENCE RATTIGAN
Here are Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson, two players of skill and intelligence, lending dignity and a measure of passion to a sort of pocket pageant that could bring out the worst in any actor. Rattigan's scriptan adaptation of his play A Bequest to the Nationis a damp recounting of the infamous romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton, a liaison that scandalized Georgian London and threatened, for a time, Britain's naval might.
The film begins with Nelson returning home after two years...