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- Apr 24, 2006
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With Bette Davis at the zenith of her career, Errol Flynn in solid form, and a wondrous collection of Hollywood character actors in support, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex emerges as one of the crown jewels of that magical moviemaking year: 1939.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Released: 11 Nov 1939
Runtime: 106 min
Director: Michael Curtiz
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Cast: Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp
Writer(s): Norman Reilly Raine (screen play), Æneas MacKenzie (screen play), Maxwell Anderson (from the stage play by)
Plot: A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
IMDB rating: 7.1