The Dictator (1935 film)
The Dictator is a 1935 British historical drama film directed by Victor Saville and starring Clive Brook, Madeleine Carroll, Emlyn Williams and Helen Haye. The film depicts a dramatic episode in Danish history: the tumultuous relationship between King Christian VII of Denmark and his English consort Caroline Matilda in 18th century Copenhagen and the Queen's tragic affair with the royal physician and liberal reformer Johann Friedrich Struensee. The film is loosely based on real events.
|Directed by||Victor Saville|
|Produced by||Curtis Bernhardt|
|Screenplay by||Benn W. Levy|
|Music by||Karol Rathaus|
|Edited by||Paul Weatherwax|
Toeplitz Productions Ltd.
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
|1 February 1935 (Premiere, Paris)|
- Clive Brook – Doctor Struensee
- Madeleine Carroll – Caroline Matilde of Denmark
- Emlyn Williams – Christian VII of Denmark
- Helen Haye – Queen Mother Juliana
- Frank Cellier – Sir Murray Keith
- Isabel Jeans – Elisabet von Eyben
- Alfred Drayton – Count Brandt
- Nicholas Hannen – Guldberg, the Prime Minister
- Ruby Miller – Hilda
- Heather Thatcher – Lady
- James Carew – Minor role
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | The DICTATOR (1935)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 1 November 2012.