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The Prisoner of Zenda (1922)

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When the king is drugged and abducted by his ambitious brother, a lookalike relative must take his place to keep the evil sibling off the throne.

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Rupert of Hentzau (as Ramon Samaniegos)
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Malcolm McGregor ...
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Marshal von Strakencz
Lois Lee ...
Countess Helga
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When the king is drugged and abducted by his ambitious brother, a lookalike relative must take his place to keep the evil sibling off the throne.

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Adventure | Romance

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11 September 1922 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Gefangene von Zenda  »

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$323,062 (estimated)
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Anthony Hope also collaborated with Edward E. Rose for a play, "The Prisoner of Zenda", which opened in New York City, New York, USA on 4 September 1895. See more »

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During the climactic fight scene, a stool is kicked over twice. See more »

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Version of The Prisoner of Zenda (1915) See more »

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Zenda
Music and Lyrics by Louis Breau and Ernst Luz
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Ingram was an excellent silent film director
24 December 2000 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

I've seen both Rex Ingram's "Scaramouche" and "The Prisoner of Zenda" and by far "Scaramouche" the more entertaining film. This film though, was very fascinating. Lewis Stone acquits himself well as the hero/drukand king and swordfights quite well. Alice Terry made a very beautiful princess. Ramon Novarro played the monocled villain, somewhat unintentionally funny. Barbara La Marr, the closeups of her face, wow! Seeing Valentino's "cousins" from "The Four Horseman of the Acapolyse" in supporting roles was really cool.

However, the Colman/Fairbanks Jr. version is far superior.


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