The Private Life of Henry VIII

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


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