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The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda(1937)

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Brief Synopsis

An Englishman who resembles the king of a small European nation gets mixed up in palace intrigue when his look-alike is kidnapped.

Cast & Crew

John Cromwell Director
Ronald Colman Major Rudolf Rassendyll/The Prisoner of Zenda [King Rudolf V]
Madeleine Carroll Princess Flavia
C. Aubrey Smith Colonel Zapt
Raymond Massey Black Michael
Mary Astor Antoinette de Mauban
David Niven Fritz von Tarlenheim
Douglas Fairbanks Rupert of Hentzau
Montague Love Detchard

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York, 2 Sep 1937; Los Angeles opening: 6 Oct 1937
Release Date:  1937 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Selznick International Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  100-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • prisoner of zenda

    kevin sellers 2019-03-06

    Lotsa fun, especially when Fairbanks Jr's on screen, stealing the movie and the screenplay's funniest lines as a charming villain. Less good when... MORE>

  • Zenda

    Ellen 2015-10-07

    First time viewing this great film and I loved it and will watch it again. Great performances by all. I love Ronald Coleman and would watch him in... MORE>

  • The Prisoner of Zenda

    Goetan 2015-03-29

    An entertaining adaptation of the famous story. Colman is excellent as the prince of a small country and his look- alike cousin, I think Fairbanks, Jr.... MORE>