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The private life of Henry VIII

by Nancy Brysson Morrison

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Published by Paperback Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementN. Brysson Morrison
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA332 .M6 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination254 pages :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26560293M
OCLC/WorldCa3007545

The Private Life of Henry VIII Charles Laughton Elsa Lanchester Binnie Barnes () Laughton won an Oscar for his portrayal of the 16th-century English monarch in Alexander Korda's biographical account. THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HENRY VIIIUK, Director: Alexander KordaProduction: London Film Productions; black and white, 35mm; running time: 97 minutes; length: feet. Released 12 October , Radio City Music Hall, released 24 October in London by United Artists. Filmed in about 5 weeks in London. Cost: ab pounds. Source for information on The Private Life of Henry VIII.

The Private Life of Henry VIII [VHS] []: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander, Laurence Hanray, William Austin, John Loder, Claud Allister /5(68). The Private Life of Henry VIII (sh. Privatni život Henryja VIII) je britanski crno-bijeli historijski film snimljen u režiji Alexandera , uz dosta crnog humora, prikazuje vladavinu engleskog kralja Henryja VIII Režija: Alexander Korda.

Other articles where The Private Life of Henry VIII is discussed: history of the motion picture: Nontechnical effects of sound: >The Private Life of Henry VIII, ; Rembrandt, ) in England. The Private Life of Henry VIII takes us through each subsequent marriage like separate chapters of a tell-all biography. Henry's happiness with Jane Seymour is short lived – she dies in childbirth in the very .


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Charles Laughton is a hoot as the crusty, lusty old monster Henry VIII in his latter years. In the beginning, we join Henry's rout in progress as he gleefully rids himself of Anne Boleyn and takes up with the pleasantly hapless Jane Seymour.

Laughton's own wife, Elsa Lancaster, splits the ribs as Henry's next intended, the wily Anne of Cleeves/5(64). Few monarchs have had a private life so public as Henry VIII's.

History and contemporary gossip have busied themselves with the stories of his wives. As a result he became not only the first sovereign to /5.

The author of this book is an experienced biographer and novelist as well as a born and bred Scotswoman who can trace her ancestry back to the time of William of Orange. At the time of this book, Miss Morrison /5(2).

Charles Laughton, King Henry VIII, Merle Oberon, Wendy Barrie, Elsa Lanchester, Binnie Barnes, Everley Gregg, Mystic Nights Videos The private life of King Henry VIII and his many wives. Morrison's biography of Henry VIII rescues that monarch from the stereotype most Americans have of him (the residuum of Charles Laughton's famed characterization in the movies), that of a belly-slapping, belching glutton with a penhant for axing his wives.

A supreme egotist, King Henry cut a virile figure until the fickleness of his fifth wife aged him overnight. Morrison's Private Life. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Private Life of Henry VIII by David Starkey, Weidenfeld Nicolson.

Tracy Borman's The Private Lives of the Tudors is a rich history that slips behind the privacy of the throne and describes the Tudor monarchy in luscious detail/5. The film follows the private life of the infamous 16th century British monarch, King Henry the VIII, and his misadventures in his various marriages.

Henry the VIII is wonderfully portrayed by the highly talented and entertaining Charles Laughton. The Private Life of Henry VIII. () Not Rated | 1h 37min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 21 September (USA) King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon/10(K).

‘The Private Life of Henry VIII’ () sounds more like a comedy, than an historical epic, in the vein of ‘Carry on Henry’ (); which was pretty good too!. ‘The Private Life of Henry VIII’ is a movie on my. The Private Life of Henry VIII is a light-hearted comedy that deals with tragic circumstances.

The film is a good film, mainly for Charles Laughton’s memorable performance. A stunning portrayal of Henry VIII is given by Charles Laughton who won an Oscar for his role, is the center of The Private Life of Henry VIII%.

The film, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, details the private life of the famous British monarch. His first wife, Catherine of Aragon, is barely mentioned -- explained away by a prologue which states that Brand: Film Detective.

Alexander Korda's masterpiece 'The Private Life of Henry VIII' was arguably the most important British film of the pre-war period and a critical and box-office success. Greg Walker's book examines the film. SHORTER NOTICES The Private Life of Henry VIII, by Greg Walker (London: I.B.

Tauris, ; pp. Greg Walker has written a fascinating, accessible and well-documented analysis of a key British film. The Private Life of Henry VIII. The Private Life of Henry VIII () This classic British biographical dramedy follows the exploits of King Henry VIII as he navigates through his infamous multiple marriages in the salacious, treacherous.

A lighthearted film looking at the reign of Henry VIII. It's a comedy, more than anything, so don't expect any form of historical accuracy. Made in and starring Charles Laughton. When. King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon: Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII (Charles Laughton) goes through a series of wives.

The Private Life of Henry VIII 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 Actors: Henry VIII.

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morrison, Nancy Brysson. Private life of Henry VIII. New York, Vanguard Press []. Alexander Korda's masterpiece "The Private Life of Henry VIII" was arguably the most important British film of the pre-war period and a phenomenal, critical and box-office success.

Greg Walker's accessible and thoroughly researched book. The Private Life of Henry VIII was also a Best Picture nominee, the first ever made outside of the United States, joining other better remembered classics such as 42nd Street (). The Private Life of Henry VIII is filled to the brim with delicious dialogue by Lajos Biro.

The picture leans more toward satire than drama and it is this winning combination of humor amidst such serious British history that makes The Private Life of Henry VIII .