King George VI: The Man Behind The King's Speech DVD (Featuring Colin Firth, Tom Hooper and Mark Logue) (DVD)
ITN documentary looking at the true story behind the Oscar-winning film, The Kingâ€™s Speech, with rare archive film and contributions from Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter.
From the constitutional crisis that saw his brother Edward VIII abdicate to marry Wallis Simpson, King George VI story is that of the reluctant King whose struggle to overcome his shyness and speech impediment has captivated the film-going public. This is the definitive story of the man who saw his duty as overcoming his own failings for the sake of his nation.
Featuring original footage of King George VI reign, including the King's Coronation speech and state visits, this unique documentary blends the past with the future and explains the story behind the award winning film, The King s Speech.
Contributions from film director Tom Hooper and its star Colin Firth, and an in-depth interview with Mark Logue, the grandson of the King's speech therapist Lionel Logue.
Running Time: 80 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 18/04/2011
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