The Queen's Mother in Law

The Queen's Mother in Law

2012
47min
Documentary
Few people have even heard of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice and yet the life story of Prince Philip's mother almost defies belief. Fleeing into exile with the infant Philip, she suffered a severe nervous breakdown and was locked away in mental hospitals, subjected to experimental treatments by Sigmund Freud himself. The trauma had a shattering effect on Princess Alice’s marriage and led to a fractured childhood for her only son Prince Philip.

Age rating

PG

Country

UK
Few people have even heard of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice and yet the life story of Prince Philip's mother almost defies belief. Fleeing into exile with the infant Philip, she suffered a severe nervous breakdown and was locked away in mental hospitals, subjected to experimental treatments by Sigmund Freud himself. The trauma had a shattering effect on Princess Alice’s marriage and led to a fractured childhood for her only son Prince Philip.

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