R | | Biography, Drama
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Earlier on in the movie, conversation by some administrators mention that the Prince of Wales had broken up with Lady Furness. "Lady Furness" was originally Thelma Morgan, the identical-twin sister of Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt who was the mother of ... ...
1925 / King George V reigns over a quarter of the world's people. He asks his second son, the Duke of York, to give the closing speech at the Empire Exhibition in Wembley, London.
In the conversation with Bertie after delivering the Christmas proclamation, the old King calls Joseph Stalin "Marshal Stalin". Stalin took the title "Marshal of the Soviet Union" only in March 1943, after the Battle of Stalingrad, 7 years after King George V died.
In the end credit roll, Philip Clements is listed twice as Assistant Sound Editor.
$355,450 (USA) (28 November 2010)
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