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The Princess Comes Across (1936) was a Comedy - Mystery Film directed by William K. Howard and produced by William LeBaron and Arthur Hornblow Jr..

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THE PRINCESS COMES ACROSS

By Dan Day, Jr. on Apr 26, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Kino has released the "Carol Lombard Collection II", a Blu-ray set containing three of the great lady's films. As in the first set, released last summer, each movie gets its own disc case. I have to start off by saying that all three films in this second collection have been released on home video b... Read full article


The Princess Comes Across (1936, William K. Howard)

on Jan 16, 2020 From The Stop Button

The Princess Comes Across is an uneven mix of comedy and mystery. Too much mystery, too little comedy, noticeable lack of romance. The romance is an awkward afterthought in Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Don Hartman, and Frank Butler?s script (four screenwriters is probably too much even in 1936; de... Read full article


THE PRINCESS COMES ACROSS

By Crystal Kalyana on Oct 28, 2014 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Seeing as it was Carole Lombard’s Birthday the other day, I thought that for my second movie review to be featured on Monty and Desiree’s website, I would do a Carole Lombard film in her honor. The film I’ve chosen to review is one of my favorite Carole movies “The Princess C... Read full article


The Princess Comes Across (1936)

By Cameron on Feb 10, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://backlots.net/2013/03/28/clfp-the-princess-comes-across-1936/ Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own This mystery/comedy/romance?stars Carole Lombard?and Fred MacMurray,?the same fantastic screen couple from?Hands Across The Table?(1935). Lombard and MacMurray had been a big hit as... Read full article


The Princess Comes Across (1936)

By Cameron on Feb 10, 2014 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://backlots.net/2013/03/28/clfp-the-princess-comes-across-1936/ Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own This mystery/comedy/romance?stars Carole Lombard?and Fred MacMurray,?the same fantastic screen couple from?Hands Across The Table?(1935). Lombard and MacMurray had been a big hit as... Read full article


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Lady Gertrude Allwyn: The story is from a novel entitled Lavender and Old Lace, but the name of the cinema has been changed to... um... She Done Him Plenty.


Lady Gertrude Allwyn: My dear, I am an old woman. I have travelled at home and abroad, and NEVER, NEVER have I known any good to come out of a concertina.


Lady Gertrude Allwyn: What is that?
Princess Olga: Why it's one of those things, you know, one of those come-to-you go-from-you things.
Lady Gertrude Allwyn: A concertina. And very vulgar. A definite symbol of the lower classes. Put the thing on the floor and it crawls.


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Facts about

George Raft initially was cast as Carole Lombard's co-star, but he walked off the set at the start of production. He objected to Ted Tetzlaff as the cinematographer.
Several cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Pat Flaherty and Creighton Hale (Officers), André Cheron (French Man) and Larry Steers (Assistant Purser).
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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