That Hamilton Woman- -
Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London society but she gets along well with the Queen of Naples. Emma likes being Lady Hamilton and life goes smoothly until Lord Nelson pays a visit. Sir William decides at first to let his young wife have her fling and pretends not to know what is going on. But the real life lovers, whose first screen romance was in "Fire Over England" (1937) have an even more burning passion for each other in this film.
Academy Award Nominations and Won
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Vincent Korda; Interior Decoration: Julia Heron
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Rudolph Maté
SOUND RECORDING — General Service Sound Department, Jack Whitney, Sound Director – WON
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Photographic Effects by Lawrence Butler; Sound Effects by William H. Wilmarth