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The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda(1952)

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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

Richard Thorpe Director
Stewart Granger Rudolf Rassendyll/King Rudolf V
Deborah Kerr Princess Flavia
Louis Calhern Col. Zapt
Jane Greer Antoinette de Mauban
Lewis Stone The cardinal
Robert Douglas Michael, Duke of Strelsau
Robert Coote Fritz von Tarlenheim
James Mason Rupert of Hentzau
Stanley Logan British ambassador
Doris Lloyd Ambassador's wife
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 4 Nov 1952; Los Angeles opening: 13 Nov 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  100-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,015    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • The Prisoner of Zenda (watch the original instead)

    Carol 2019-03-23

    This 1952 version leaves me cold. Whereas the 1937 film is wonderful. It has Ronald Colman (that voice!) Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, David Niven,... MORE>

  • Rare excellent remake

    Lynda 2015-09-18

    This is a verbatim remake of the 1937 Ronald Colman / Madeline Carrol version; even the musical score is the same. The only difference is that this version... MORE>

  • well done but, why was it done ?

    Lynn 2014-10-24

    This is a pretty faithful version of Anthony Hope's novel, complete with gorgeous costumes and lovely music. But, it is, word for word, a totally... MORE>