The Private Life of Henry VIII

The Private Life of Henry VIII is a 1933 British film directed and co-produced by Alexander Korda and starring Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon and Elsa Lanchester. It was written by Lajos Bíró and Arthur Wimperis for London Film Productions, Korda's production company. The film, which focuses on the marriages of King Henry VIII of England, was a major international success, establishing Korda as a leading filmmaker and Laughton as a box-office star.


thumb|260px|left|King [[Henry VIII]] ([[Charles Laughton]]) and [[Anne of Cleves]] ([[Elsa Lanchester]]) on their wedding night in ''The Private Life of Henry VIII''