The Iron Duke (1935)

80 or 90 mins | Drama | 25 January 1935

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HISTORY

Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Cam, ext Leslie Rowson, Scr H. M. Harwood and Bess Meredyth, Des Alfred Junge, Cost Cathleen Mann, Sd W. Salter and Period adv Herbert Norris in the production. ...

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Modern sources include Prod Michael Balcon, Cam, ext Leslie Rowson, Scr H. M. Harwood and Bess Meredyth, Des Alfred Junge, Cost Cathleen Mann, Sd W. Salter and Period adv Herbert Norris in the production.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25 Jan 1935
p. 6
Hollywood Reporter
9 Jan 1935
p. 5
Motion Picture Herald
22 Dec 1934
pp. 38-39
New York Times
25 Jan 1935
p. 27
Variety
18 Dec 1934
p. 13
Variety
29 Jan 1935
p. 14
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 January 1935
Premiere Information:
London opening: Dec 1934; New York opening: 24 Jan 1935
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America
30 November 1934
LP5322
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Duration(in mins):
80 or 90
Length(in feet):
7,967
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The life of the Duke of Wellington is traced from the Congress to Vienna in 1815 to the second Bourbon restoration in Paris. Along with his great successes, the duke encounters such setbacks as the attempt by the Duchess of Angouleme, the scheming daughter of Marie Antionette, to discredit him by threatening to reveal his romance with a married woman. After his success in defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, Wellington returns to England only to be attacked by peers in the House of Lords for his failure to secure greater reparations for ...

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The life of the Duke of Wellington is traced from the Congress to Vienna in 1815 to the second Bourbon restoration in Paris. Along with his great successes, the duke encounters such setbacks as the attempt by the Duchess of Angouleme, the scheming daughter of Marie Antionette, to discredit him by threatening to reveal his romance with a married woman. After his success in defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, Wellington returns to England only to be attacked by peers in the House of Lords for his failure to secure greater reparations for England.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Historical


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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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