William Pitt the Younger, son of a famous politician father, becomes the youngest Prime Minister England has ever known, wins an election on the promise of peace and prosperity, yet ironically ends up as the presiding spirit of an interminable war with Revolutionary France. Both his health and his private life suffer from the strain.
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A year after playing George III in The Young Mr Pitt, Raymond Lovell played his son, the Prince Regent in "The Man in Grey" (1943). See more
He's got to have some time to himself, working like a dog in Downing Street, trying to put right what our generals have done wrong. He's entitled to an hour or two with his girl, isn't he?
In the opening credits: "The speeches by the Earl of Chatham and William Pitt in the Houses of Parliament are authentic". See more
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Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Louis Levy See more
21 September 1942 (UK)
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El joven Mr. Pitt
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(British Acoustic Film Full-Range Recording)
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