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The Swan (1956)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Drama  |  26 April 1956 (USA)
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Queen Maria Dominika
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Princess Beatrix
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Father Carl Hyacinth
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Caesar
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Symphorosa
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George
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Arsene
Robert Coote ...
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Countess Sibenstoyn
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Elsa - Beatrix's Maid
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Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to their palace. Prince Albert has searched all over Europe for a bride and he's bored by the whole courtship routine. He is more interested in the estate's dairy than Alexandra's rose garden. And then he starts playing football with the tutor and Alexandra's brothers. Invite the tutor to the ball that night and watch how gracefully Alexandra dances with him. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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26 April 1956 (USA)  »

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Svanen  »

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This was the second time in two years that Jessie Royce Landis played Grace Kelly's mother. The first was in To Catch a Thief (1955). These were the only two films in which both actresses appeared together. See more »

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[Alexandra passionately kisses Agi]
Prince Albert: That's a different matter. That's a completely different matter altogether.
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Version of Studio One in Hollywood: The Swan (1951) See more »

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Delightful Cast in Comedy
28 February 1999 | by (Cleveland, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

A most attractive cast heads this most pleasant Molnar drawing room comedy. The appearance of Sir Alec Guiness is a special treat.


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