R | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.
In one scene, the Duchess of York talks to Winston Churchill. Helena Bonham Carter's grandmother, Violet Bonham Carter, was a good friend of Churchill, and her great-grandfather was Prime Minister H.H. Asquith.
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.
Chronicles of the era reported that when their majesty went visit Logues to apologize, the soon to be queen was not recognized as such and welcome as a normal visitor by Lady Logue as they first met.
In the end credit roll, Philip Clements is listed twice as Assistant Sound Editor.
$355,450 (USA) (28 November 2010)
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