Dec 21, 2009

The Young Victoria – A New Film

(HistoryNet) Question: What does Martin Scorsese, the director of films like Goodfellas, Raging Bull and Taxi Driver, have in common with Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York?

Answer: Queen Victoria.

Both members of this unlikely pair are listed as producers on The Young Victoria, a movie about the early years of Britain’s renowned monarch, which is making a limited American debut December 18 before expanding to wider distribution on Christmas Day. The timing is appropriate: Victoria and her husband, Germany’s Prince Albert, popularized the decorated Christmas tree as we know it. Continued