Young Bess

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Historical

Simmons stars in this fine costume drama as the young princess who became Elizabeth I. Beginning with Eliazabeth as queen, the film shifts to flashback. As a girl, Bess is sent away by her father, Henry VIII (Laughton), because her mother, Anne Boleyn, is to be beheaded. Henry goes through a series of wives until he marries Catherine Parr (Kerr), and Bess...read more

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Prior to her ascension to the throne, Queen Elizabeth I of England is involved in courtly intrigue, as well as a love affair with Admiral Thomas Seymour.

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  • Review: Simmons stars in this fine costume drama as the young princess who became Elizabeth I. Beginning with Eliazabeth as queen, the film shifts to flashback. As a girl, Bess is sent away by her father, Henry VIII (Laughton), because her mother, Anne Boleyn, is… (more)

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