Cinema: The New Pictures: Oct. 16, 1933

The Private Life of Henry VIII (London Film Productions, Ltd.). When he has Anne Boleyn executed, robustious Henry VIII is in high spirits. He has a drum give the signal the instant her head rolls off the block so that he need waste no time about marrying foolish, pretty Jane Seymour.

The day Jane Seymour bears him an heir, Henry is out hawking. He gallops back to the palace across windy fields, barely pauses to say "Poor little Jane!" when he hears that she is dead.

His ministers arrange to marry Henry to Anne...

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