The Dictator (1935 film)
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|Directed by||Victor Saville|
|Produced by||Curtis Bernhardt
|Screenplay by||Benn W. Levy
|Music by||Karol Rathaus|
|Edited by||Paul Weatherwax|
Toeplitz Productions Ltd.
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
The Dictator is a 1935 British historical drama film directed by Victor Saville and starring Clive Brook, Madeleine Carroll, Emlyn Williams and Helen Haye. The film depicts a dramatic episode in Danish history: the tumultuous relationship between King Christian VII of Denmark and his English consort Caroline Matilda in Eighteenth century Copenhagen and the Queen's tragic affair with the royal physician and liberal reformer Johann Friedrich Struensee. The film is loosely based on real events.
- Clive Brook - Doctor Struensee
- Madeleine Carroll - Caroline Matilde of Denmark
- Emlyn Williams - Christian VII of Denmark
- Helen Haye - Queen Mother Juliana
- Frank Cellier - Sir Murray Keith
- Isabel Jeans - Von Eyben
- Alfred Drayton - Count Brandt
- Nicholas Hannen - Guldberg, the Prime Minister
- Ruby Miller - Hilda
- Heather Thatcher - Lady
- James Carew - Minor role
- A Royal Affair, a 2012 film based on the same events
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | The DICTATOR (1935)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
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