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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Charles Jarrott and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Richard McWhorter.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorRichard BurtonNominated
Best Supporting ActorAnthony QuayleNominated
Best ActressGenevieve BujoldNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Maurice Carter, Lionel Couch; Set Decoration: Patrick McLoughlinNominated
Best CinematographyArthur IbbetsonNominated
Best Costume DesignMargaret FurseWon
Best Music - ScoringGeorges DelerueNominated
Best PictureHal B. Wallis, ProducerNominated
Best WritingScreenplay by John Hale, Bridget Boland; Adaptation by Richard SokoloveNominated
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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

on May 16, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

**This is reposted in honor of the My Favorite Classic Movie Blogathon, hosted by the Classic Film and TV Cafe.** Genevieve Bujold crafted a strong body of work in the ’70s and ’80s, but no performance stands out more than her starring role as Anne Boleyn in Anne of the Thousand Days.  I... Read full article


Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

on Aug 12, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

A new week of Summer Under the Stars, and today’s star is an underrated gem.  Genevieve Bujold crafted a strong body of work in the ’70s and ’80s, but no performance stands out more than her starring role as Anne Boleyn in Anne of the Thousand Days.  I watched this movie in the sev... Read full article


Anne of the Thousand Days

By Alyson on Jan 22, 2011 From The Best Picture Project

This is at least the third film on this blog dealing with Henry VIII and all his chronic beheading, girl chasing, son craving glory.  However, it’s the most sympathetic towards Henry’s second wife, Anne Boleyn. The film based on the Broadway play, takes place only within the time concerning Anne’s r... Read full article


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Quotes from

King Henry VIII: Any man who marries when he can be free is a fool!


King Henry VIII: I never married Katherine - England married Spain!


Queen Katherine of Aragon: She's new...
King Henry VIII: The Boleyn's youngest daughter, newly returned from the French court. Do you like her, Kate? Shall I keep her here at court to cheer you?
Queen Katherine of Aragon: Whatever you command, my lord.
King Henry VIII: Suppose I command you to give me a son?
Queen Katherine of Aragon: Were it to God I could, Henry.
King Henry VIII: Amen, but you cannot - because our marriage is a curse in heaven and hell, madam!


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Facts about

Richard Burton hated both the film and his performance, and was amazed to receive an Oscar nomination.
Faye Dunaway turned down the role of Anne Boleyn.
Richard Burton loaned the coat he wore as Henry VIII to Sid James to wear when he played Henry VIII in Carry on Henry VIII.
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