I’ve mentioned this one a few times as having a highly romanticized plot and very pretty, generically historical costumes. Mary Queen of Scots (1971) starring Vanessa Redgrave does stand as one of the more complete tellings of the tragic queen’s story, even if the details play fast and loose with actual history. Margaret Furse received her final Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design with this film, and the costumes, like the script, give a basic historical silhouette while messing around with the details.
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