The Virgin Queen(Movie, 1955)

1h 32min | Genres: Drama, History, Romance / Love
The Virgin QueenRating: 3.7/5 (with 8 votes)
The Virgin Queen is a 1955 DeLuxe Color historical drama film directed by Henry Koster and starring Bette Davis, Richard Todd and Joan Collins. Filmed in CinemaScope, it focuses on the relationship between Elizabeth I of England and Sir Walter Raleigh. The film marks the second time Davis played the English monarch; the first was The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939). It was also the first Hollywood film for Australian actor Rod Taylor. Charles LeMaire and Mary Wills were nominated for an Oscar for Best Costume Design of a Color Production. LeMaire won, but for another film, Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955). ()
Movie poster of The Virgin Queen

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Awards & Nominations for The Virgin Queen

Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color

About The Virgin Queen

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: England
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 7 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/22/1955
Director: Henry Koster
Film Editor: Robert L. Simpson
Director of Photography: Charles G. Clarke
Composer: Franz Waxman
Costume designer: Mary Wills
Production Designer: Leland Fuller
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Der Rebell Ihrer Majestät"
"La reina tirana"

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