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The Swan (1956)

 -  Comedy | Romance | Drama  -  26 April 1956 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Queen Maria Dominika
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Princess Beatrix
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Father Carl Hyacinth
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Symphorosa
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George
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Arsene
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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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Svanen  »

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Grace Kelly became a real princess when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco the same year that this film was released. See more »

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Dr. Nicholas Agi: A fencer is always in danger of revealing his intentions to his adversary - and that he must never do.
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A lovely Film
5 June 1999 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Alec Guinness and Grace Kelly and Louis Jourdan make a beautiful trio.

A very beautiful of Princess Alexandra who's to be married with the Crown Prince Albert, and instead falls inlove with the charming,handsome Tutor/Professor Nicholas Agi(Louis Jourdan). There's one choice she has to make: either let down the throne to marry the Professor or to restore the lost throne with the Prince. A good, funny beautiful movie, Two thumbs up!


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