Sixty Glorious Years

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Sixty Glorious Years
Sixty Glorious Years FilmPoster.jpeg
A poster with the film's US title: Queen of Destiny
Directed byHerbert Wilcox
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byCharles de Grandcourt (writer)
Miles Malleson (writer)
Sir Robert Vansittart (dialogue)
Sir Robert Vansittart (scenario)
StarringSee below
Music byAnthony Collins
CinematographyFreddie Young, William V. Skall
Edited byJill Irving
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • 14 October 1938 (1938-10-14)
  • 11 November 1938 (1938-11-11)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Sixty Glorious Years is a 1938 British colour film directed by Herbert Wilcox.[1] The film is a sequel to the 1937 film Victoria the Great.[2]

The film is also known as Queen of Destiny in the US.[3]


Critical reception

The Radio Times gave the film 3 out of five stars, calling it "old-fashioned, four-square, and very nice";[2] and TV Guide also gave the same rating, calling the film "an unnecessary, but worthwhile, sequel to the epic screen biography Victoria the Great (1937)... As was the case in Victoria the Great, Wilcox's production values are superlative, with the sets and costumes accurate reproductions of the actual items which are housed at the British Museum. The American public was so interested in both the Queen Victoria films that RKO and Wilcox formed a contract that ensured distribution of British films in the U.S. and an exchange of American and British talent for various productions. This led to husband and wife Wilcox and Neagle's next project, Nurse Edith Cavell (1939), which was produced in Hollywood."[4]


  1. ^ "Sixty Glorious Years (1938)".
  2. ^ a b "Sixty Glorious Years - Film from RadioTimes".
  3. ^ "Abbreviated View of Movie Page".
  4. ^ "Sixty Glorious Years".

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