• User


Based upon the Celtic legend Tam Lin, a young man is bewitched by a beautiful, heartless, aging sorceress to become her lover. When his attention wanders to a lovely girl, he is doomed to ritual sacrifice by the sorceress.

  1. Roddy McDowall


  2. William Spier


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ava Gardner

    Ava Gardner

    Michaela Cazaret

  2. Ian McShane

    Ian McShane

    Tom Lynn

  3. Richard Wattis

    Richard Wattis


  4. Cyril Cusack

    Cyril Cusack

    Vicar Julian Ainsley

  5. Stephanie Beacham

    Stephanie Beacham

    Janet Ainsley

Full Cast & Crew

The Ballad of Tam Lin
The Ballad of Tam Lin


We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on The Ballad of Tam Lin. You can help by rating movies you've seen.


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 1, 1970


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -



Content Score


Almost there...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page