King on Main Street
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King on Main Street
Although there was nothing really fresh about the story to this romantic comedy (based on the play The King, by Leo Ditrichstein), director Monta Bell and star Adolphe Menjou gave it a pleasantly sophisticated veneer. Serge IV (Menjou), King of Molvania, has come to the United States to secure a loan for his country. But first he finds love with American girl Gladys Humphreys (Bessie Love). The pair have a delightful romance, with the king allowing himself to behave like a real, down-to-earth fellow for once in his life. He even gets to visit Coney Island. Millionaire Arthur Trent (Joseph… More