The Public Life of Henry the Ninth
|The Public Life of Henry the Ninth|
|Directed by||Bernard Mainwaring|
|Produced by||Henry Fraser Passmore|
|Written by||C. G. H. "Bert" Ayres (uncredited)|
The Public Life of Henry the Ninth is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Bernard Mainwaring and starring Leonard Henry, Betty Frankiss, and George Mozart. This film was the first film made by Hammer Productions, and was Henry's film debut. It is set largely in the bar of the Henry VIII public house, with the title alluding to the 1933 Oscar-winning film The Private Life of Henry VIII.
Originally released in 1935 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, it was released again in 1940, this time by Exclusive.
- Leonard Henry as Henry
- Betty Frankiss as Maggie
- George Mozart as Draughts Player
- Wally Patch as Landlord
- Aileen Latham as Liz
- Mae Bacon as Landlady
- Herbert Langley as Police Constable
- Dorothy Vernon as Mrs. Fickle
- "The Public Life of Henry the Ninth / BFI Most Wanted". British Film Institute.
- A clipping shown in the BFI 75 Most Wanted entry indicates a running time of 61 minutes.
- BFI 75 Most Wanted entry, with extensive notes
- The Public Life of Henry the Ninth at the Internet Movie Database