That Hamilton Woman

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That Hamilton Woman ★★★ Lady Hamilton 1941

Screen biography of the tragic 18th-century love affair between British naval hero Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. Korda exaggerated the film's historical distortions in order to pass the censor's production code about adultery. Winston Churchill's favorite film which paralleled Britain's heroic struggles in WWII. 125m/B VHS . Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Gladys Cooper, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Henry Wilcoxon; D: Alexander Korda; M: Miklos Rozsa. Oscars ‘41: Sound.