Main title from Henry V (1944) (2).  The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with his batell fought at Agincourt in France by Will Shakespeare

Henry V

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| Film | | UK | Biography, Drama, History, War | 2h 17min |
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Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks

Shakespeare’s historical play is seen in performance at the Globe Theatre in 1603; as it develops, the scenery becomes more realistic

Cast (37)

British actor, Laurence Olivier, with a small moustache wears a dark suit and herringbone tie
King Henry V of England
Robert Newton
Ancient Pistol
Leslie Banks
Chorus
British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
Archbishop of Canterbury
Robert Helpmann
Bishop of Ely
Vernon Greeves
The English Herald
Gerald Case
Earl of Westmoreland
Griffith Jones, British actor, in a moustachioed publicity shot for the Gainsborough Pictures film, The Wicked Lady (1945)
Earl of Salisbury
Morland Graham
Sir Thomas Erpingham
Nicholas Hannen
Duke of Exeter
Michael Warre
Duke of Gloucester
Ralph Truman
Mountjoy, The French Herald
Ernest Thesiger
Duke of Berri French Ambassador
Frederick Cooper
Corporal Nym
Roy Emerton
Lieutenant Bardolph
Freda Jackson
Mistress Quickly
George Cole
Boy
George Robey
Sir John Falstaff
Harcourt Williams
King Charles VI of France
Russell Thorndike
Duke of Bourbon
Leo Genn
The Constable of France
Francis Lister
Duke of Orleans
Max Adrian
The Dauphin
Jonathan Field
The French Messenger
Main title from The Vicar of Bray (1937) (11). Esmond Knight as Dennis Melross
Esmond Knight
Fluellen – Capt in the English Army
Michael Shepley
Gower – Capt in the English Army
John Laurie
Jamy – Capt in the English Army
Niall MacGinnis
Macmorris – Capt in the English Army
Frank Tickle
The Governor of Harfleur
Renée Asherson
Princess Katherine
Ivy St Helier
Alice
Janet Burnell
Queen Isabel of France
Brian Nissen
Court – Soldier in the English Army
Arthur Hambling
Bates – Soldier in the English Army
Jimmy Hanley
Williams – Soldier in the English Army
Ernest Hare
A Priest
Valentine Dyall
Duke of Burgundy
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Director

Laurence Olivier

Producer

Laurence Olivier

Writer

(play)

Film Footage

Colour

Released

1944

Production Company


Two Cities Films
Main title from Henry V (1944) (1).  A Laurence Olivier Production.  Copyright 1978 Rank Film Distributors Limited [this is a print from the 1970s rather than the original 40s]

Pictures (5)

Main title from Henry V (1944) (4)
Henry V (1944) opening credits (4)
Main title from Henry V (1944) (3).  Will be played by the Lord Chamberlain’s men at the Glove Playhouse this day the first of May 1600
Henry V (1944) opening credits (3)
Main title from Henry V (1944) (2).  The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with his batell fought at Agincourt in France by Will Shakespeare
Henry V (1944) opening credits (2)
Main title from Henry V (1944) (1).  A Laurence Olivier Production.  Copyright 1978 Rank Film Distributors Limited [this is a print from the 1970s rather than the original 40s]
Henry V (1944) opening credits (1)
On the eve of battle, King Henry V (Laurence Olivier) in armour parleys with Mountjoy, the French Herald
Laurence Olivier (King Henry V) in armour parleys with Mountjoy, the French Herald

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