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A Royal Divorce (1938 film)

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Genre  Drama, History
Producer  Herbert Wilcox
Country  United Kingdom
Director  Jack Raymond
Music director  Anthony Collins
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Language  English
A Royal Divorce (1938 film) movie poster
Release date  21 September 1938 (London) (UK)
Writer  Miles Malleson, Jacques Thery (novel)
Cast  Ruth Chatterton, Pierre Blanchar, Frank Cellier, Carol Goodner
Similar movies  The Rat (1937), Meet the Boy Friend (1937), Kings Rhapsody (1955), Laughing Anne (1954), Forever and a Day (1943)

A Royal Divorce is a 1938 British historical drama film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Ruth Chatterton, Pierre Blanchar and Frank Cellier. The film portrays the complex relationship between Napoleon I of France and his wife, Josephine Bonaparte from their first meeting until their divorce more than a decade later.

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Cast

  • Ruth Chatterton as Josephine de Beauharnais
  • Pierre Blanchar as Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Frank Cellier as Talleyrand
  • Carol Goodner as Mme. Tallien
  • Auriol Lee as Napoleon's Mother
  • George Curzon as Barras
  • Laurence Hanray as Klemens von Metternich
  • John Laurie as Joseph Bonaparte
  • Jack Hawkins as Captain Charles
  • Rosalyn Boulter as Hortense
  • Allan Jeayes as Marat
  • Moran Caplat as Eugene
  • Romilly Lunge as Junot
  • Hubert Harben as DeTracy
  • David Farrar as Louis Bonaparte
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide called the film a "mediocre adaptation", while Allmovie wrote, "in terms of costumes and settings, A Royal Divorce is authentic to a fault; in terms of adherence to the facts, it's a bit shaky, though undeniably dramatic.

    References

    A Royal Divorce (1938 film) Wikipedia
    A Royal Divorce (1938 film) IMDb


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