The Prisoner of Zenda
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

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,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 3, 1937
DVD Release Date: March 6, 2007
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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

This adaptation holds up really well, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is terrific as the bad guy.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

As much fun as a swashbuckler could hope to be.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Nigh on to perfect swashbuckler.

Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

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.

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Veronique Kwak
"prisoner of zenda" is an original british swashbuckler with aristocraticly dashing ronald colman as the brave knight who defends the secred throne of… More
cody franklin
In the 1930's and 40's when you see Selznick's name on a film it was always top notch in every way. The acting, cinematography, costumes and set… More