Falling in love with the aristocratic Sylvia Robertson (Elizabeth Allen), Max poses as a European prince, enlisting the aid of an amiable Ruritanian monarch (Lawrence Grossmith) who owes him a favor.
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In the original British version, Merle Oberon
had an uncredited minor supporting role, but this was deleted in the twenty minutes of footage that was eliminated from the USA release version, which opened in New York City in May 1932 and was first telecast on Turner Classic Movies in March 2009. See more
And how goes things at the Palace? All your guests quite happy?
Oh, much the same as usual, sir. Everyone tends to be pessimistic before dinner and optimistic after dinner.
And the ladies?
The sins of the mothers have become the principles of the daughters.
Version of Monsieur Albert