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That Hamilton Woman
That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman 1941

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That Hamilton Woman 1941 PG

128 mins USA Director. Alexander Korda

One of history’s most ill-fated romances played by Hollywood legends Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in a beautifully lavish production. Korda famously made the film at Churchill’s suggestion, as a call to arms against the Nazi regime. The propagandist message is most apparent when Nelson compares Napoleon to a dictator that must be destroyed. But it was the adultery between Nelson and Emma Hamilton that the American censors took umbrage to, forcing changes to the script.

Directed by

Alexander Korda

Featuring

Sara Allgood

Alan Mowbray

Laurence Olivier

Vivien Leigh

Genres

Romance Historical drama Biopic

Collection

Female Icons Love Academy Awards Political Pictures British Classics

Certificate

PG Contains mild historical violence

Released

1941

Country

USA

Language

English

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