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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter. Nelson makes a big scene of how he "means to be master of the world."

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter. Nelson makes a big scene of how he "means to be master of the world."" In actual fact, the Napoleonic Wars were started by England when they broke Napoleon's treaties and declared war first.


''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte the Napoleonic wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars, and tells the Napoleonic wars]]. story of the rise and fall of Emma Hamilton, dance-hall girl and courtesan, who became mistress to Admiral Horatio Nelson. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh Creator/VivienLeigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier Creator/LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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Nelson.

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* BookEnds{{Bookends}}: The film starts and ends with Lady Hamilton, having become an ageing woman, being imprisoned into a debtors' prison.



* HistoricalBeautyUpdate
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter.

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HistoricalBeautyUpdate: While Lady Hamilton was noted for her great beauty, and as such being played by Vivien Leigh seems fitting, Lord Nelson was noted more for his accomplishments than for any physical handsomeness, whereas in this film he's played by Laurence Olivier.
* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter. Nelson makes a big scene of how he "means to be master of the world."



* HypocriticalHumor: Mostly at the beginning, before the story gets serious.
* LadyOfWar: Lady Hamilton turns out to be one, against her own wishes.
* LovedINotHonorMore: Both Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson.
* TitleDrop: Twice.
* {{Tragedy}}
* WorldWarII: Not literally, but the subtext of the movie.

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* %%* HypocriticalHumor: Mostly at the beginning, before the story gets serious.
* LadyOfWar: Lady Hamilton turns out to be one, against her own wishes.
wishes, when the Napoleonic Wars come knocking.
* LovedINotHonorMore: Both Lady Hamilton and Lord Nelson.
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is always understanding of putting Nelson's higher calling first.
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TitleDrop: Twice.
* {{Tragedy}}
* WorldWarII: Not literally, but the subtext of the movie.
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''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[NapoleonBonaparte the Napoleonic wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[NapoleonBonaparte [[UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte the Napoleonic wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.



* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter.

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: NapoleonBonaparte, UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter.



* NapoleonBonaparte: Never seen on screen, but the man behind all the action in the movie.

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* HistoricalBeautyUpdate

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* BookEnds

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* TitleDrop: Twice.


* WWII: Not literally, but the subtext of the movie.

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* WWII: WorldWarII: Not literally, but the subtext of the movie.


* {{Tragedy}}

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* {{Tragedy}}{{Tragedy}}
* WWII: Not literally, but the subtext of the movie.

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: NapoleonBonaparte, mostly because the film is, on another level, about Britain's then-ongoing war against Adolf Hilter.

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* HonorBeforeReason: Lord Nelson insists on wearing all his medals in battle, even though this makes him an easy target for enemy snipers.


* ForegoneConclusion: Not only is the story well-known in Briton, but also the movie uses a framing device.

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* ForegoneConclusion: Not only is the story well-known in Briton, Britain, but also the movie uses a framing device.


''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[Napoleon Bonaparte the Napoleonic wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[Napoleon Bonaparte [[NapoleonBonaparte the Napoleonic wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.


''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during the Napoleonic wars. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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''That Hamilton Woman'', originally titled ''Lady Hamilton'', is a 1941 black-and-white historical film drama which takes place during [[Napoleon Bonaparte the Napoleonic wars.wars]]. Produced and directed by Alexander Korda, it stars Vivien Leigh as Emma, Lady Hamilton and LaurenceOlivier as Horatio, Lord Nelson.

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