|A Royal Divorce|
|Directed by||Jack Raymond|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Written by||Miles Malleson|
|Music by||Anthony Collins|
|Edited by||Peggy Hennessey|
Herbert Wilcox Productions (as Imperator)
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
A Royal Divorce is a 1938 British historical drama film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Ruth Chatterton, Pierre Blanchar and Frank Cellier. The film portrays the complex relationship between Napoleon I of France and his wife, Josephine Bonaparte from their first meeting until their divorce more than a decade later.
- Ruth Chatterton as Josephine de Beauharnais
- Pierre Blanchar as Napoleon Bonaparte
- Frank Cellier as Talleyrand
- Carol Goodner as Mme. Tallien
- Auriol Lee as Napoleon's Mother
- George Curzon as Barras
- Laurence Hanray as Klemens von Metternich
- John Laurie as Joseph Bonaparte
- Jack Hawkins as Captain Charles
- Rosalyn Boulter as Hortense
- Allan Jeayes as Marat
- Moran Caplat as Eugene
- Romilly Lunge as Junot
- Hubert Harben as DeTracy
- David Farrar as Louis Bonaparte
TV Guide called the film a "mediocre adaptation", while Allmovie wrote, "in terms of costumes and settings, A Royal Divorce is authentic to a fault; in terms of adherence to the facts, it's a bit shaky, though undeniably dramatic.
- "Royal Divorce, A (1938) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies.
- "A Royal Divorce". BFI.
- "A Royal Divorce". TVGuide.com.
- "A Royal Divorce (1938) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast - AllMovie". AllMovie.
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