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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Felix Aylmer and Sir Laurence Olivier appeared in As You Like It (1936) and Hamlet (1948).
O! for a Muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention; a kingdom for a stage, princes to act and monarchs to behold the swelling scene. Then should the war-like Harry, like himself, assume the port of Mars; and at his heels, ...
The closing credits list 'Produced and Directed by' Laurence Olivier in close association with all the other listed members of the crew.
In the American release of the film, all references to "bastards" in the dialogue were excised.