Cinema: Nine Days a Queen

Nine Days a Queen (Gaumont British) is a sequel to Alexander Korda's famed The Private Life of Henry VIII, so close in general merit to its predecessor, that there seems no reason why the story cannot keep on chronologically up to and including Edward VIII. The royal panorama starts with Henry VIII (Frank Cellier) on his deathbed, cursing his courtiers and appointing his successor. Most formidable source of royal acrimony is Warwick (Cedric Hardwicke), "a man without conscience and without fear," who becomes the power behind the new throne. He does this by...

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