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Anna Boleyn (1920)

Not Rated | | Drama | 17 April 1921 (USA)
The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England.

Director:

Ernst Lubitsch

Writers:

Norbert Falk (as Fred Orbing), Hanns Kräly
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Henny Porten ... Anna Boleyn
Emil Jannings ... Henry VIII
Paul Hartmann ... Sir Henry Norris
Ludwig Hartau Ludwig Hartau ... Duke of Norfolk
Aud Egede-Nissen Aud Egede-Nissen ... Jane Seymour
Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein ... Queen Catherine
Hilde Müller Hilde Müller ... Princess Marie
Maria Reisenhofer Maria Reisenhofer ... Lady Rochford
Ferdinand von Alten Ferdinand von Alten ... Mark Smeaton
Adolf Klein Adolf Klein ... Cardinal Wolsey
Paul Biensfeldt Paul Biensfeldt ... Jester
Wilhelm Diegelmann ... Cardinal Campeggio
Friedrich Kühne Friedrich Kühne ... Archbishop Cranmer
Karl Platen Karl Platen ... Physician
Erling Hanson Erling Hanson ... Count Percy
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The story of the ill-fated second wife of the English king Henry VIII, whose marriage to the Henry led to momentous political and religious turmoil in England. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The Real Heart Story of Anne Boleyn (Print Ad- Nashua Telegraph, ((Nashua, NH)) 11 June 1921)

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Germany

Release Date:

17 April 1921 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anne Boleyn See more »

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Heavy going despite the great production values
4 July 2003 | by psteierSee all my reviews

The story is hard to follow unless you are quite familiar with the history of Henry VIII's reign. The picture seems more interested in spectacle than story telling. Wonderful costumes.

I wasn't impressed with Jannings. His Henry was mostly interested in eating, drinking, hunting and women.


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