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Fire Over England1937

Fire Over England (1937)





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The War between England and Spain in the late 16th century serves as backdrop for the fictional machinations of this film. The dazzlingly-handsome Laurence Olivier plays a British naval officer who offers his services to Queen Elizabeth after his father is executed by the Spaniards.

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Laurence Olivier
as Michael Ingolby
Vivien Leigh
as Cynthia
Flora Robson
as Queen Elizabeth I
Raymond Massey
as King Philip II
Leslie Banks
as Earl of Leicester
Morton Selten
as Burleigh
Lyn Harding
as Sir Richard
Henry Oscar
as Spanish Ambassador
Robert Rendel
as Don Miguel
Robert Newton
as Don Pedro
Donald Calthrop
as Don Escobal
Charles Carson
as Admiral Valdez
James Mason
as Hillary Vane
Herbert Lomas
as Richard Ingolby
Lawrence Hanray
as French Ambassador
Howard Douglas
as Lord Amberley
Cecil Mainwaring
as Illingworth
Evelyn Ankers
as Lady-in-Waiting
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Critic Reviews for Fire Over England

All Critics (2)

Elaborate and exciting historical drama, with Flora Robson in a fine high-and-mighty performance as Good Queen Bess.

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Audience Reviews for Fire Over England


Solid historical drama with the added attraction of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh at the height of their beauty.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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"there'll always be an england! the sun'll never set on the british empire!" rah, rah, blah, blah. patriotic p.r. for the WWll generation. james mason in an uncredited cameo.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

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