That Hamilton Woman

That Hamilton Woman

Directed by Alexander Korda • 1941 • United Kingdom
Starring Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier

One of cinema’s most dashing duos, real-life spouses Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier live their greatest on-screen romance in this visually dazzling tragic love story from legendary producer-director Alexander Korda. Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century, THAT HAMILTON WOMAN is a gripping account of the scandalous adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer Lord Horatio Nelson and the renowned beauty Emma, Lady Hamilton, the wife of a British ambassador. With its grandly designed sea battles and formidable star performances, THAT HAMILTON WOMAN (Winston Churchill’s favorite movie, which he claimed to have seen over eighty times) brings history to vivid, glamorous life.

That Hamilton Woman
  • That Hamilton Woman

    Directed by Alexander Korda • 1941 • United Kingdom
    Starring Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier

    One of cinema’s most dashing duos, real-life spouses Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier live their greatest on-screen romance in this visually dazzling tragic love story from legendary producer-director Al...

Extras

  • Alexander Korda Presents THAT HAMILTON WOMAN

    The following rare audio recording, provided by the Library of Congress, is a promotional radio spot for the 1941 theatrical release of THAT HAMILTON WOMAN. It features excerpts from the film and commentary from the set.

  • Michael Korda on THAT HAMILTON WOMAN

    Michael Korda, the nephew of Sir Alexander Korda and the son of production designer Vincent Korda and actress Gertrude Musgrove, has been a longtime editor at Simon and Schuster and is the acclaimed author of many books. In this interview, recorded in April 2009, he discusses THAT HAMILTON WOMAN ...