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Queen of Destiny (1938)
"Sixty Glorious Years" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  2 August 1940 (USA)
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Picking up where "Victoria the Great" left off, this sequel to the 1938 film returns Anna Neagle to the role of Queen Victoria in another colorful account of the revered British monarch's ... See full summary »

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Picking up where "Victoria the Great" left off, this sequel to the 1938 film returns Anna Neagle to the role of Queen Victoria in another colorful account of the revered British monarch's reign. This film offers a stellar chronicle of Victoria's relationship with Prince Albert (Anton Walbrook) as well as the political and military upheavals that characterized her time as England's royal leader. Written by Anonymous

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A picture to storm your heart and sweep your senses . . . Drama behind palace doors . . . Drama on the battlefield . . . A world of conflict and emotion, brought to you in a picture that for sheer beauty and magnitude stands alone! . . . Don't Miss It!

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In March 1941, RKO was distributing this film under its alternate title "The Queen of Destiny" on a double bill with They Knew What They Wanted (1940). See more »

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Version of Victoria & Albert (2001) See more »

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Waltzes, Op.18
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Music by Franz Schubert
Arranged by Anthony Collins
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Ninety-five turgid minutes
27 August 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw only the first fifteen minutes of this talking-waxworks show, but that was more than enough. This picture is lame and prissy, the kind where the viewer is expected to feel a naughty thrill and a glow of pride at Victoria's daring--"Oh, look! the Queen is dancing the waltz!" Anton Walbrook is debonair but demure, and Anna Neagle is a typical dim debutante. After seeing several real-life royal weddings live on TV, the spectacle of actors stiffly pretending to get married is less than overwhelming, especially with no attempt at characterisation or humour. People who worship the royal family on bended knee may like this kind of thing, but anyone wanting a movie with intelligence or charm had best look elsewhere. Give me The Smiling Lt., with Maurice Chevalier in the title role, who raises havoc in the bedrooms of the royal palace, any day!


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