Once Upon a Mattress
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A love-sick nobleman seeking to marry his sweetheart does his best to find his ruling prince a suitable bride so that he himself may wed in this screen adaptation of the popular Broadway musical +The Princess and the Pea. No one in Prince Dauntless (Denis O'Hare)'s kingdom is permitted to marry until the prince himself exchanges vows -- a problem hindered by the fact that the prince's overprotective mother, Queen Aggravain (Carol Burnett), has thus far thwarted all efforts to marry her son. This does not sit well with the honorable Sir Harry, a man whose heart longs to wed the fair… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I'd only recommend it if you feel you'd like fluffy made-for-TV musicals."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"...ultimately overlong and forgettable, despite the best efforts of an exceedingly game cast."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"pretty harmless and almost wholly unmemorable, but considerably better than a lot of animated junk that's passed off as kiddie fare."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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