The Virgin Queen Overview:

The Virgin Queen (1955) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by Charles Brackett.

Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Costume DesignCharles LeMaire, Mary WillsNominated
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The Virgin Queen (1955)

on Jul 23, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

If?you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know of my love for Tudor dramas. The only one?I reviewed prior to this?is Cate Blanchett‘s Elizabeth. How funny then I?m reviewing another Queen Elizabeth film today, but?this one takes place when our Virgin Queen is a fair bit older. T... Read full article


The Virgin Queen (1955)

By Kristen on Jan 17, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

If?you’ve?been reading my blog for any length of time, you should know of my love for Tudor dramas. I think the only one?I’ve?reviewed for the blog is Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth. How funny then that I?m reviewing another Queen Elizabeth film today, only this one takes place when our vir... Read full article


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Queen Elizabeth I: And what is your next campaign?
Sir Walter Raleigh: I've already launched on it, Ma'am. My next campaign is you.


Queen Elizabeth I: It is I who makes the policy of this realm, I and I alone!


French Ambassador: May I compliment you, Madam, on this most beautiful palace? There is no other like it in all of Europe.
Queen Elizabeth I: It was my father's. I'll tell him when I see him.
French Ambassador: [not fully understanding her answer] Yes... but King Henry is dead. Madame jests?
Queen Elizabeth I: Madame never jests.


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Average Shot Length = 18.3 seconds. Median Shot Length = 16.2 seconds.
The second time that actress Bette Davis portrays British monarch Queen Elizabeth I.
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