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Nine Days a Queen (1936)

Tudor Rose (original title)
TV-PG | | Drama, History | 1 September 1936 (USA)
A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as... See full summary »

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A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as an innocent set up for the slaughter while the scheming courtiers and pretenders to the throne barely pay her mind, as they stab each other in the back in their attempts to gain power and influence. Written by Alfred Jingle

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Although Nova Pilbeam's name appears above the title (along with Cedric Hardwicke), she is billed last in the comprehensive cast list. See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Henry VIII
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Sung by Nova Pilbeam, Leslie Perrins, Sybil Thorndike and Roy Emerton
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A little overlooked gem
30 October 2014 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

Though I haven't checked the historical accuracy of TUDOR ROSE, I greatly recommend it. Although on paper the cast looked impressive, one can never be sure until after watching the film if it was worthy. In this case, my expectations were more than rewarded: Jut listing the cast is an enormous pleasure: Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Martita Hunt ( always outstanding whatever small the part is), John Mills, Felix Aylmer and many others.

Nova Pilbeam, so delightful as a Hitchcock ingénue , does not disappoint in the title role. Although the characters in most cases are not fully developed, the cast is so talented that they bring out so many nuances that most of the time the situations play as real as life itself. The production values are adequate, though no super production it is far better than many more pretentious biopics or historical pictures of that or any year. I found it outstanding not only for the talent involved but for the overall quality, if we take into account the British production in general at the time of its release (1936) . I strongly recommend it.


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