On the same day two boys are born: the pauper Tom and prince Edward. As a kid, Tom sneaks into the palace garden and meet the prince. They change clothes with each other but the guards discover them and throw out the prince, since they are almost identical. Nobody believe them when they try to tell the truth. Soon after, the old king dies and the prince will inherit the throne.The evil earl of Hertford attempts to murder the prince to gain power for himself. Written by
Mark Twain's Immortal Classic !
Did You Know?
The coronation scene was on a set that duplicated Westminster Abbey and took seven days to shoot. See more
Near the end of the movie the Lord rushes to Edwards room to retrieve the Royal Seal. As he leaves the room with the seal the door is left partially open, in the very next shot of the two guards standing at the door, the door has closed. See more
[the boys are switching clothes - the prince holds up one of Tom's tattered garments
Prince Edward Tudor
Are there in any vermin in this?
So few you'll hardly notice them at all, your highness.
This is not a history, but a tale of once upon a time. It may have happened. It may not have happened. But it could have happened. See more
Version of The Prince and the Pauper
The Roost Song
Written by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
and M.K. Jerome See more