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  Emil Jannings (center) and Henny Porten.
Photograph: courtesy Kino Lorber.
Anna Boleyn
(Anne Boleyn)
Also known as Deception in the USA
(1920) German
B&W : Ten reels / 9163 feet
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Cast: Henny Porten [Anna Boleyn], Emil Jannings [Henry VIII], Paul Hartmann [Sir Henry Norris], Ludwig Hartau [Duke of Norfolk], Aud Egede Nissen [Jane Seymour], Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein [Queen Catherine], Hilde Müller [Princess Marie], Maria Reisenhofer [Lady Rochford], Ferdinand von Alten [Mark Smeaton], Adolf Klein [Cardinal Wolsey], Paul Biensfeldt [jester], Wilhelm Diegelmann [Cardinal Campeggio], Friedrich Kühne [Archbishop Cranmer], Erling Hansson [Count Percy], Joseph Klein [Sir William Kingston], Karl Platen [doctor], Sophie Pagay [nurse]

Messter-Film, Union-Film, and Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA] production; distributed by [?] Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA]? / Scenario by Hanns Kräly and Fred Orbing (Norbert Falk). Production design by Kurt Richter. Costume design by Ali Hubert. Cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl. / Released 14 December 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Royalty: Kings (Henry VIII), Queens - United Kingdom: England

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Ball-Shakespeare pp. 385, 386; Bardèche-History p. 189; Bohn-Light p. 133; Card-Seductive pp. 92, 94; Everson-American p. 323; Fell-History pp. 119, 120; Hake-Lubitsch p. 138; Leish-Cinema p. 33; Weinberg-Lubitsch p. 324 : Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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