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The Virgin Queen

The Virgin Queen(1955)

Also Known As: Raleigh and the Virgin Queen | Sir Walter Raleigh | The Hawk and the Vulture |

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Brief Synopsis

Sir Walter Raleigh wins favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

Cast & Crew

Henry Koster Director
Bette Davis Queen Elizabeth
Richard Todd Sir Walter Raleigh
Joan Collins Beth Throgmorton
Jay Robinson Chadwick
Herbert Marshall Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
Dan O'Herlihy Lord Derry
Robert Douglas Sir Christopher Hatton
Romney Brent French ambassador
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Portland, ME: 22 Jul 1955; Los Angeles opening: 3 Aug 1955; New York opening: 5 Aug 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
EB; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  92 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,255    
Duration(reels):  10    

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