The Prisoner of Zenda
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Ronald Colman stars in David O. Selznick's classic production of Anthony Hope's swashbuckling adventure. The film takes place in a mythical Central European kingdom with Colman in a dual role as King Rudolf V and Rudolph Rassendyl, a visitor from England who's a distant cousin to the prince. Arriving in the city of Strelsau, the inhabitants are startled by Rudolph's resemblance to the prince. Spotted by two of the prince's aides, Captain Fritz von Tarlenheim (David Niven) and Colonel Zapt (C. Aubrey Smith), the Englishman is taken to meet the prince at his hunting lodge.… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This adaptation holds up really well, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is terrific as the bad guy."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Nitrate Online
"As much fun as a swashbuckler could hope to be."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Nigh on to perfect swashbuckler."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Ronald Coleman is one of the greatest leading men in American cinema. High tea style acting mixed with an air of swashbuckling macho. Zenda is a treat."
‑ Emily Blunt, Blunt Review
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