The Prince and the Pauper
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The Prince and the Pauper
In 1882, Mark Twain published a delightful fairy tale "for young people of all ages"; 45 years later, Warner Bros., inspired by the real-life coronation of Edward VII, created a lavish screen version starring radio favorites Billy and Bobby Mauch in the title roles and Errol Flynn as their dashing savior. As Jane Seymour (Helen Valkis), consort of King Henry VIII (Montagu Love), gives birth to the heir to the throne, the later Edward VI (Bobby Mauch), Tom Canty (Billy Mauch) is born in the nearby slums. Years later, as King Henry is near death, providence brings the two together and… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's fine as passable entertainment."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Smart Twain adaptation with plenty of derring-do"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Fairly fun Flynn."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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