Anna Boleyn (Anne Boleyn)(Deception) (1920)

Anna Boleyn (Anne Boleyn)(Deception)





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Anne Boleyn(Henny Porten) is coveted by King Henry VIII (Emil Jannings) when he tires of Queen Katherine. The ruler desires an heir to the throne, and Katherine has not provided one. Henry goes against the wishes of the pope, divorces Katherine, and forms the Church of England. Sir Henry Norris (Paul Hartmann) is her jealous boyfriend who leaves when he suspects Anne and the King of having an affair. A spectacular crowd scene is the marriage of Anne and Henry at the Cathedral and the sumptuous … More

Rating: G
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Hanns Kräly, Fred Orbing
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 5, 2006
Paramount Pictures


as Henry VIII

as Anna Boleyn

as Lady Joan Seynour

as Sir Henry Norris

as Duke of Norfolk

as Queen Catherine

as Lady Rochford

as Cardinal Wolsey

as The Jester
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

[A] curious and rather interesting production.

Full Review… | January 23, 2013
The New Republic
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The glutton king is portrayed by Jannings more comically as a pervert than as an evil villain.

Full Review… | January 25, 2013
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Audience Reviews for Anna Boleyn (Anne Boleyn)(Deception)


It's a story we all know. Jannings gives a great performance as Henry, but otherwise, this wasn't very interesting at all.

Aj V

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