The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • This movie tells the story of King Henry VIII and the last five of his six wives. Set almost entirely within the royal castle, it begins just before the death of his second wife (Anne Boleyn) and ends just after his sixth wedding (to Catherine or Katherine Parr).

    - Written by Anonymous
  • English king Henry VIII has over-ambitious, son-less second wife Anne Boleyn beheaded so he can marry sweet Jane Seymour. Alas, heir Edward's birth proves fatal for her. Next Anne of Cleves, a diplomatic choice from Germany, proves romantically unacceptable, but agrees to a divorce. Katherine Howard seduces Henry, who considered n longer remarrying, but is caught out adulteress. In his old age, Henry weds bossy Katherine Parr.

    - Written by KGF Vissers
  • Tells how King Henry VIII came to marry five more times after his divorce from his first wife.

    - Written by Anonymous


One of the first movies to place British cinema firmly on the international map, "The Private Life of Henry VIII" is a comedy of manners loosely based on the matrimonial adventures of a sixteenth-century English king who was married six times...

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