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The Swan (1956)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 26 April 1956 (USA)
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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Caesar
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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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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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26 April 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Svanen  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third adaptation of Ferenc Molnár's play "The Swan". The previous adaptations were The Swan (1925) and One Romantic Night (1930). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Nicholas Agi: I never dared to think that you could give your love to me. But can you blame me now if I want to... if I want to take you and carry you off into the darkness out there? Close your eyes.
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Featured in MGM Parade: Episode #1.34 (1956) 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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