The Prince and the pauper (1937)

United States, 1937

Film
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Set in Tudor London, Edward IV, Price of Wales, is only thirteen years old, yet he is heir to the throne. For amusement, he changes his clothes with Tom, a pauper, who bears an uncanny resemblance to him. Circumstances, however, conspire to turn their childish prank into a dangerous game. Stars Errol Flynn and Claude Rains. Based on the novel by Mark Twain.

Credits

director

William Keighley

producer

Robert Lord

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:58:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37318

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → Great Britain - History - Tudors, 1485-1603

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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