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De zwaan (1956)

The Swan (original title)
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Vidor

Writers:

Ferenc Molnár (play) (as Ferenc Molnar), John Dighton
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Grace Kelly ... Princess Alexandra
Alec Guinness ... Prince Albert
Louis Jourdan ... Dr. Nicholas Agi
Agnes Moorehead ... Queen Maria Dominika
Jessie Royce Landis ... Princess Beatrix
Brian Aherne ... Father Carl Hyacinth
Leo G. Carroll ... Caesar
Estelle Winwood ... Symphorosa
Van Dyke Parks ... George
Christopher Cook Christopher Cook ... Arsene
Robert Coote ... Capt. Wunderlich
Doris Lloyd ... Countess Sibenstoyn
Edith Barrett ... Elsa - Beatrix's Maid
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Storyline

Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

Certificate:

AL | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1956 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

De zwaan See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)| 4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

MGM released this movie on April 18, 1956, to correspond with the wedding day of Grace Kelly and Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. See more »

Quotes

Princess Beatrix: [about Albert] When he DOES decide to hold something, it would be the bass viol!
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Connections

Featured in Grace Kelly: The American Princess (1987) See more »

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Delightful Cast in Comedy
28 February 1999 | by harry-76See all my reviews

A most attractive cast heads this most pleasant Molnar drawing room comedy. The appearance of Sir Alec Guiness is a special treat.


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