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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 »

Director:

Robert Stevenson

Writers:

Robert Stevenson, Miles Malleson (dialogue)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nova Pilbeam ... Lady Jane Grey
Cedric Hardwicke ... Earl of Warwick
John Mills ... Lord Guilford Dudley
Felix Aylmer ... Edward Seymour
Leslie Perrins ... Thomas Seymour
Frank Cellier Frank Cellier ... Henry VIII
Desmond Tester ... Edward VI
Gwen Ffrangcon Davies ... Mary Tudor (as Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies)
Martita Hunt ... Jane's Mother
Miles Malleson ... Jane's Father
Sybil Thorndike ... Ellen
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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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Drama | History

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nine Days a Queen See more »

Filming Locations:

Islington, London, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gainsborough Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place from January 28, 1547 to February 12, 1554. See more »

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Sumer Is Icumen In
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Traditional
Arranged by Hubert Bath
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This film will assist those whose knowledge of history and geography are lacking.
25 November 2002 | by Peter22060See all my reviews

With all the talk of no history education in the schools in the United States, this film can be used to whet the appetite. When some of us older viewers will remember that great novels were turned into Classic Comics to teach the lazy about great written works, the movie studios were churning out historic films, frequently firming some biographies with fictional text. This film is excellent. For those parents who want to give a "sense of history to their children" they should rent or look for the following movies: YOUNG TOM EDISON, EDISON, THE MAN; ELEANOR, FIRST LADY OF THE WORLD; WILSON; ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS; JUAREZ; SUEZ; DISRAELI; PANCHO VILLA; STANLEY AND LIVINGSTON; DR. EHRLICH'S MAGIC BULLET; HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD; CARDINAL RICHELIEU; THE STORY OF LOUIS PASTEUR and TRUMAN as well as documentary films like THE GUNS OF AUGUST. TUDOR ROSE is a must see, the viewer should program IMDb to advise when these films are on television.


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