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Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

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Cast

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Princess Veronica
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Jimmy Dobson
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Leslie Odell
Carl Esmond ...
Baron Zoltan Faludi
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Countess Zoe
Rags Ragland ...
Albert Weever
Ludwig Stössel ...
Mr. Puft
George Cleveland ...
Dr. Elfson
Warner Anderson ...
Paul MacMillan
Konstantin Shayne ...
Yanos Van Lankovitz
Tom Trout ...
Hack
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Himself - Ben Lessy
Patti Moore ...
Fae
Edward Gargan ...
1st Cop
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A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

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A Royal Command to Love!

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Comedy | Romance

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October 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hennes höghet och hotellpojken  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although the hotel where Princess Veronica stays and where Jimmy works is described in narration as simply "a grand hotel," there are several markers that suggest it is actually called The Hotel Eden. You can see the hotel's name painted on the glass of a side door when Jimmy and Albert exit the building early in the film, and Jimmy wears an "E" monogrammed pin on his uniform's lapel. See more »

Goofs

Throughout most of the film, the lighting produces shadows and effects which would be inconsistent with the natural or artificial lighting in the scenes. This occurs both indoors and outdoors. See more »

Quotes

Doorman: Is this the place, monsieur?
Jimmy Dobson: Oui, oui.
Doorman: Will monsieur stay long in zis establishment?
Jimmy Dobson: Capistrano.
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Referenced in It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) See more »

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Honey
(uncredited)
Written by Richard A. Whiting, Seymour Simons and Haven Gillespie
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A 'Feel-Good' Movie! Very Refreshing
2 September 2006 | by (Lone Pine, CA) – See all my reviews

Some viewers may view this film as just another old-fashioned movie. To me, this was very clean, fresh, and genuinely funny and entertaining film. There are no complicated gimmicks or special effects, but it exemplifies the best traits of human beings; optimism, good humor, romantic love, and the kind of respect that a decent human being would show, in all of their relationships. If anything, it would be nice if we could seriously ponder these values as being worthy, instead of dismissing them, as being old fashion or downright sappy. Hedy was the personification of regal elegance, but with a warm heart; Robert Walker, was very likable and funny; June Allyson, Rags Ragland, were as warmly effective as the two leads. A very positive and sensitive film. Too bad these qualities make this a 'chick flick' in today's world. I know there was a time, when a family could enjoy a movie like this, without feeling weird, because their adrenaline drives were not being satisfied by glorified violence, and a general disrespect for anything decent or human.


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