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Marie Antoinette

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Original title
Marie Antoinette
Year
Running time
149 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Donald Ogden Stewart, Ernest Vajda, Claudine West
Music
Herbert Stothart
Cinematography
William H. Daniels, George J. Folsey, Leonard Smith (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
MGM
Genre
Drama | Costume Drama. Biography. Historical. French Revolution. 18th Century
Synopsis / Plot
The life of Marie Antoinette (1755-1793) from betrothal and marriage in 1770 to her beheading. At first, she's a Hapsburg teenager isolated in France, living a virgin's life in the household of the Dauphin, a shy solitary man who would like to be a locksmith. Marie discovers high society, with the help of Orleans and her brothers-in-law. Her foolishness is at its height when she meets a Swedish count, Axel de Fersen. He helps her see her fecklessness. In the second half of the film, she avoids an annulment, becomes queen, bears children, and is a responsible ruler. The affair of the necklace and the general poverty of France feed revolution. She faces death with dignity.

Academy Awards: 4 Nominations: Actress (Norma Shearer), Actor in a Supporting Role (Robert Morley), Art Direction and Best Music, Original Score.
Awards
1938: 4 Nominations for Oscar: Actress (Shearer), OST, Art Direction, Supporting Actor (Morley)
1938: Venice: Best Actress (Norma Shearer)
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