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The Prince and the Pauper (1937) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by William Keighley and William Dieterle and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Robert Lord.

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The Prince and the Pauper ( 1962 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Sep 14, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Mark Twain had a knack for writing stories that appealed to the common people, especially to children. Most everyone has at one time imagined what it would be like to switch places with someone else. The grass is always greener on the other side. And, in this case, the grass just happens to be in th... Read full article

The Prince and the Pauper (1937) (2)

By Beatrice on Oct 16, 2013 From Flickers in Time

The Prince and the Pauper Directed by William Keighley Written by Laird Doyle based on the novel by Mark Twain 1937/USA First National Pictures/Warner Bros Repeat viewing Miles Hendon: Well, of the three of them for a gentleman without means I think it’s the most amusing. Cheating at cards m... Read full article

Just like the prince and the pauper…

By Jnpickens on Sep 25, 2010 From Comet Over Hollywood

Do you ever watch a movie and think, “Man, those actresses could be sisters.” or? “It’s hard to tell those two men apart because they look so similar.”?? These actors could?maybe even?switch places just like Billy and Bobby Mauch did in “Prince and the Pauper̶... Read full article

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MGM bought the rights to Mark Twain's novel in 1935 for $100,000, but never filmed the story. Eventually, Warner Bros. secured the rights.
Freddie Bartholomew was originally considered for the central dual role. Instead, real-life twins Billy Mauch and Robert J. Mauch were hired.
The coronation scene was on a set that duplicated Westminster Abbey and took seven days to shoot.
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