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The Private Life of Henry VIII

The Private Life of Henry VIII(1934)

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Brief Synopsis

The famed English monarch suffers through five of his six disastrous marriages.

Cast & Crew

Charles Laughton Henry VIII
Merle Oberon Anne Boleyn
Wendy Barrie Jane Seymour
Elsa Lanchester Anne of Cleves
Binnie Barnes Katherine Howard
Robert Donat Thomas Culpepper
Franklin Dyall Thomas Cromwell
Miles Mander Wriothesley
Lawrence Hanray Archbishop Cranmer
William Austin Duke of Cleves
John Loder [Thomas] Peynell
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Boston opening: 7 Oct 1933; New York opening: 12 Oct 1933
Release Date:  1934 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  London Film Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  93 or 97 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  8,749    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Dead Ringer for Henry VIII

    Lesley Gould 2014-02-28

    Anything with Charles Laughton & Elsa Lanchester in it is a keeper. Laughton's scene of grief and despair was extraordinary and that screen kiss... MORE>

  • The Private Life of Henry VIII

    Dashiell B. 2013-02-28

    An entertaining and engaging biography of King Henry VIII & his wives. Laughton won the Best Actor Academy Award as the title character who memorably... MORE>

  • The Private Life of Henry VIII

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-12

    ***1/2 MORE>