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The Private Life of Henry VIII

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Directed by Alexander Korda
United Kingdom, 1933
Comedy, Drama, Biography, History, Romance

Synopsis

Charles Laughton gulps beer and chomps on mutton, in his first of many iconic screen roles, as King Henry VIII, the ultimate anti-husband. Alexander Korda’s first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant peek into the boudoirs of the infamous king and his six wives.

Synopsis

Charles Laughton gulps beer and chomps on mutton, in his first of many iconic screen roles, as King Henry VIII, the ultimate anti-husband. Alexander Korda’s first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant peek into the boudoirs of the infamous king and his six wives.

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1934 | Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role
1934 | Nominee: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1933 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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