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Queen of Destiny (1938)

Sixty Glorious Years (original title)
Picking up where Victoria the Great (1937) left off, this sequel to the 1937 film has Anna Neagle return to the role of Queen Victoria in another colorful account of the revered British ... See full summary »

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Picking up where Victoria the Great (1937) left off, this sequel to the 1937 film has Anna Neagle return 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 Queen. 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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Pamela Standish later reprised her role as Victoria, Princess Royal in The Prime Minister (1941). See more »

Quotes

Sir Robert Peel: Fine couple Wellington.
Duke of Wellington: Yes, but I'm in her bad books, Peel, for opposing his rank.
Sir Robert Peel: And I for opposing his allowance.
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Version of Mrs Brown (1997) See more »

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God Save the Queen
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Music by Henry Carey
Arranged by Anthony Collins
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23 August 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I envy the previous individual who had the opportunity of viewing this in the UK as, to my knowledge, it has never appeared on home video or been broadcast on American television in recent memory. One interesting fact that I found about this film is that, while all reference sources list the USA release title of this British film as QUEEN OF DESTINY, some research I was doing for something else turned up an interesting fact. This film premiered in the US at Radio City Music Hall (December 1938)under its original British title. Subsequent releases may have used the alternate, but it at least played in New York as Sixty Glorious Years.


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