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Title The private life of Henry VIII [videorecording] / Janus Films ; London Film Productions Limited presents ; a Korda-Toeplitz Production ; story and dialogue by Lajos BirĂ³ and Arthur Wimperis ; scenario by Arthur Wimperis ; directed by Alexander Korda.

Imprint [United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    PRI    Available
Edition Fullscreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse. Series 16, Alexander Korda's Private Lives
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 16, Alexander Korda's private lives.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Credits Cinematography, Georges Perinal ; camera, Osmond Borrodaile ; film editor, Stephen Harrison ; music, Kurt Schroeder.
Cast Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Merle Oberon, Wendy Barrie, Elsa Lanchester, Binnie Barnes.
Summary "Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives." -- Container.
System Details DVD; NTSC; Region 1; Dolby digital, mono.; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Language Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Awards Academy Awards (1934): Best Actor in a Leading Role (Charles Laughton)
Subject Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Drama.
Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536 -- Drama.
Jane Seymour, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1509?-1537 -- Drama.
Anne, of Cleves, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1515-1557 -- Drama.
Catharine Howard, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, d. 1542 -- Drama.
Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548 -- Drama.
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films
Biographical films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956.
BirĂ³, Lajos, 1880-1948.
Wimperis, Arthur, 1874-1953.
Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962.
Donat, Robert, 1905-1958.
Dyall, Franklin.
Oberon, Merle, 1911-1979.
Barrie, Wendy, 1912-1978.
Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986.
Barnes, Binnie, 1903-1998.
Schroeder, Kurt.
London Film Productions.
Janus Films.
ITV (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Korda-Toeplitz Productions.
Note Boxed set title: Alexander Korda's private lives
ISBN 9781604651690 (set)
1604651695 (set)
Standard No. 715515047418
Music No. ECL070 The Criterion Collection (set)
ECL073 The Criterion Collection

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