The Private Life of Henry VIII

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

Release details

Release date: Thursday September 21 1933
Duration: 92 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Alexander Korda
Screenwriter: Arthur Wimperis, Lajos Biro
Cast: Charles Laughton
Binnie Barnes
Robert Donat
Elsa Lanchester
Merle Oberon
Wendy Barrie
Everley Gregg
John Loder