Nine Days a Queen

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Nine Days a Queen ★★★ Lady Jane Grey; Tudor Rose 1936

An historical drama based on the life of Lady Jane Grey, proclaimed Queen of England after the death of Henry VIII of England and summarily executed for treason by Mary Tudor after a nine-day reign. An obscure tragedy with good performances and absorbing story line. Remade as “Lady Jane” (1985). 80m/B VHS . GB John Mills, Cedric Hardwicke, Nova Pilbeam, Sybil Thorndike, Leslie Perrins, Felix Aylmer, Miles Malleson, Frank Cellier, Desmond Tester, Gwen Francon-Davies, Martita Hunt, John Laurie, Roy Emerton, John Turnbull, J.H. Roberts; D: Robert Stevenson; W: Robert Stevenson, Miles Malleson; C: Mutz Greenbaum.