Prisoner of Zenda Movie Review 1937

Information and Film Reviews for Prisoner of Zenda the Movie

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An excellent cast and splendid photography make this the definitive film adaptation of Anthony Hope's swashbuckling novel. A British commoner is forced to pose as his cousin, the kidnapped king of a small European country, to save the throne. Complications of the romantic sort ensue when he falls in love with the queen. Excellent acting, robust sword play, and beautifully designed costumes make this an enjoyable spectacle.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Role Reversal, Royalty, Swashbucklers, Missing Persons, Cousins
Screenplay
Donald Ogden Stewart, John Lloyd Balderston, Wells Root
Cast
Ronald Colman, Douglas Fairbanks, Madeleine Carroll, David Niven, Raymond Massey, Mary Astor, C. Aubrey Smith, Montagu Love, Byron Foulger, Alexander D'Arcy, Charles Halton
Cinematography
James Wong Howe
Director
John Cromwell
Producer
David O. Selznick

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1991.

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