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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 Jr. Rupert of Hentzau
Montague Love Detchard
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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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  • Spine-Tingling Suspense

    TrishSaunders 2014-03-04

    Listen up, modern film students! This masterpiece, filmed so many decades ago, has never been bested. There are many reasons why. First, the plot is... MORE>

  • Grand swashbuckler!

    RedRain 2013-02-14

    There simply isn't a bad or mediocre performance in this entire film! Just look at the cast! Each actor, particularly Coleman and Fairbanks, is superb... MORE>

  • A classic adventure film

    Mr. Blandings 2011-08-04

    An almost perfect film with a flawless dual performance by the great Ronald Colman, whose talent always makes it all look deceptively easy. Raymond Massey... MORE>