The King's Speech revisited for Hyde Park on Hudson
6 December 2012 Last updated at 00:00 GMT
Hyde Park on Hudson focuses on one weekend in June 1939 when King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited the upstate New York home of President Roosevelt.
The royal couple were on a mission to win backing in the looming war against Germany.
Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.
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