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Life story of King Edward VIII from his birth until abdication in 1936. Talks of life in Victorian England, life in the Royal Navy, and travels as Prince of Wales. In-depth look into the ... See full summary »

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Harry Booth

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Sydney Box (original treatment for the screen), Duke of Windsor (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Duke of Windsor ... Himself
Duchess of Windsor ... Herself
Orson Welles ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carleton Hobbs Carleton Hobbs ... King George V (voice)
Flora Robson ... Queen Mary (voice)
David Warner ... Prince of Wales (voice)
Patrick Wymark ... Winston Churchill (voice)
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Life story of King Edward VIII from his birth until abdication in 1936. Talks of life in Victorian England, life in the Royal Navy, and travels as Prince of Wales. In-depth look into the abdication Crisis of 1936. Includes interviews with His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor and The Duchess of Windsor. Also has many films of the former King from his early childhood through his short reign. Written by Chad N. Proudfoot

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The Love Story of the Century See more »


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1965 (UK) See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)
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Duke of Windsor: I have changed my name seven times in my life: I was born Prince Edward of York, I then became Prince Edward of Cornwall and York, I then became Prince Edward of Wales, I then became The Duke of Cornwall, I then became Prince of Wales, I then became King Edward VIII, and now I'm The Duke of Windsor.
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One of the Best Documentaries Ever!
25 January 2000 | by JREwing7See all my reviews

Inside look at the life of King Edward VIII from his birth until he left England. A "must see" for anyone who is interested in the Royal Family or British History. Includes in-depth interviews with His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor and The Duchess of Windsor. Based upon His Royal Highness's book of the same name, published in 1951. I would advise everyone to see this film.


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