Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Deutschland 1920, Spielfilm

Inhalt

Anna Boleyn is the niece of the Grand Duke of Norfolk and is called to serve Queen Catharine at her court. One day in the castle, a small accident occurs, which changes her life. On the Queen’s Names Day, Anna’s dress gets stuck in the door.

During this incident, King Henry VIII. notices her, finding this fine looking woman very interesting. He follows her, wooing her, but Anna remains loyal to her young friend Henry Norris. Only after Henry VIII. offers her the crown, she does concede. Against the bitter opposition of both his wife Catharine as well as the Pope, Henry pushes through a divorce, celebrating a splendid wedding with Anna - the Anglican Church is formed. The recent happiness, however, finds a sudden end, when Henry’s hoped for successor to the throne, born by Anna, turns out to be a daughter. He begins an affair with the courtly maiden Johanna Seymour, while Anna is accused in court of adultery supposedly committed with her old friend Norris. Anna is condemned to death. Already during her execution, Henry is preparing for his next wedding.

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Credits

Director:Ernst Lubitsch
Screenplay:Norbert Falk, Hanns Kräly
Director of photography:Theodor Sparkuhl
Music:Hugo Riesenfeld (Kino-Musik), Dr. Hans Landsberger (Musikdirektor), Eduard Prasch (Kapellmeister), Hans Jönsson (1972), Wolfgang Sternberg (1972)
  
Cast: 
Henny PortenAnna Boleyn
Emil JanningsKönig Heinrich VIII.
Hedwig Pauly-WintersteinKönigin Katharina
Paul HartmannRitter Heinrich Norris
Ludwig HartauHerzog von Norfolk
Aud Egede-NissenJohanna Seymour
Hilde MüllerPrinzessin Maria
Ferdinand von AltenMarc Smeton
Maria ReisenhoferLady Rochford
Adolf KleinKardinal Wolsey
Wilhelm DiegelmannKardinal Campeggio
Friedrich KühneErzbischof Cranmer
Paul BiensfeldtHofnarr Jester
Karl PlatenLeibarzt
Erling HansonGraf Percy
Sophie PagayAmme
Joseph KleinTower-Kommandant Sir William Kingston
Albert Steinrück
Friedrich Schütze
  
Production company:Messter-Film GmbH (Berlin), Projektions-AG »Union« (PAGU) (Berlin)
Producer:Paul Davidson

All Credits

Director:Ernst Lubitsch
Screenplay:Norbert Falk, Hanns Kräly
Director of photography:Theodor Sparkuhl
Production design:Kurt Richter
Set construction:Ferdinand Bellan (Assistenz)
Prop master:Hans Poelzig
Costume design:Ali Hubert
Music:Hugo Riesenfeld (Kino-Musik), Dr. Hans Landsberger (Musikdirektor), Eduard Prasch (Kapellmeister), Hans Jönsson (1972), Wolfgang Sternberg (1972)
Conductor:Eduard Prasch (1920), Dr. Hans Landsberger (1920)
  
Cast: 
Henny PortenAnna Boleyn
Emil JanningsKönig Heinrich VIII.
Hedwig Pauly-WintersteinKönigin Katharina
Paul HartmannRitter Heinrich Norris
Ludwig HartauHerzog von Norfolk
Aud Egede-NissenJohanna Seymour
Hilde MüllerPrinzessin Maria
Ferdinand von AltenMarc Smeton
Maria ReisenhoferLady Rochford
Adolf KleinKardinal Wolsey
Wilhelm DiegelmannKardinal Campeggio
Friedrich KühneErzbischof Cranmer
Paul BiensfeldtHofnarr Jester
Karl PlatenLeibarzt
Erling HansonGraf Percy
Sophie PagayAmme
Joseph KleinTower-Kommandant Sir William Kingston
Albert Steinrück
Friedrich Schütze
  
Production company:Messter-Film GmbH (Berlin), Projektions-AG »Union« (PAGU) (Berlin)
Commissioned by:Universum-Film AG (UFA) (Berlin) (Union-Film der Ufa)
Producer:Paul Davidson
Unit production manager:Kurt Waschneck (Technische Leitung)
Shoot:07.1920-11.1920: Ufa-Freigelände Berlin-Tempelhof, Liepnitzsee; Ufa-Atelier Berlin-Tempelhof
Kamera-überwachung:Kurt Waschneck (Technische Leitung)
Length:6 Akte, 2793 m, 103 min
Format:35mm
Picture/Sound:s/w, ohne Ton
Rating:Zensur (DE): 27.11.1920, B.00841, Jugendverbot
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 03.12.1920, Weimar, Reform-Lichtspiele;
Erstaufführung (DE): 14.12.1920, Berlin, Ufa-Palast am Zoo;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 22.11.1972, ZDF

Titles

Originaltitel (DE) Anna Boleyn
Verleihtitel Deception

Versions

Original

Length:6 Akte, 2793 m, 103 min
Format:35mm
Picture/Sound:s/w, ohne Ton
Rating:Zensur (DE): 27.11.1920, B.00841, Jugendverbot
Screening:Uraufführung (DE): 03.12.1920, Weimar, Reform-Lichtspiele;
Erstaufführung (DE): 14.12.1920, Berlin, Ufa-Palast am Zoo;
TV-Erstsendung (DE): 22.11.1972, ZDF