The Private Life of Henry VIII

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The Private Life of Henry VIII

biography tudors based on a true story king pre-code henry viii 16th century british monarchy

The Private Life of Henry VIII

Release Date: August 17, 1933

Year    :   1933
Slogan    :   «HE GAVE HIS WIVES A PAIN IN THE NECK, And did his necking with an axe. Henry, the Eighth Wonder of the World! And this picture...the wonder of all time!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Drama, Romance, History
Production Companies    :   London Film Productions, United Artists
Director    :   Alexander Korda
Producers    :   Alexander Korda, Ludovico Toeplitz, David B. Cunynghame
Writers    :   Lajos Biró, Arthur Wimperis, Arthur Wimperis
RunTime    :   90 mins.

Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII goes through a series of wives during his rule. With Anne Boleyn, his second wife, executed on charges of treason, King Henry weds maid Jane Seymour, but that marriage also ends in tragedy. Not one to be single for long, the king picks German-born Anne of Cleves as his bride, but their union lasts only months before an annulment is granted, and King Henry continues his string of spouses.




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