• Marie Antoinette (1938)

Marie Antoinette

Release Date: 1938

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is arranged to marry Louis XVI (Robert Morley), future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations, including Count Axel (Tyrone Power). When Louis XV (John Barrymore) passes and Louis XVI ascends the French throne, his queen's extravagant lifestyle earns the hatred of the French people, who despise her Austrian heritage.

Cast: Norma Shearer, Tyrone Power, John Barrymore, Gladys George, Robert Morley, Anita Louise, Joseph Schildkraut, Henry Stephenson

Director: W. S. Van Dyke II

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Engaging, France, Love, Melodramatic, Fall, Growing up

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Awards

Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Actress
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role