Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Season 8, Episode 21

The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (11 Mar. 1962)
"Disneyland" The Prince and the Pauper: The Pauper King (original title)

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In London of 1537, two boys resembling each other meet accidentally and exchange "roles" for a short while. After many adventures, the prince regains his rightful identity and graciously makes his "twin" a ward of the court.

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Laurence Naismith ...
Ear of Hertford
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Sean Scully ...
Prince Edward / Tom Canty
Niall MacGinnis ...
Geoffrey Keen ...
Yokel
Walter Hudd ...
Paul Rogers ...
Dorothy Alison ...
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Lady Jane Grey
Peter Butterworth ...
Reginald Beckwith ...
Landlord
Sheila Allen ...
Princess Mary
Derek Godfrey ...
Guard
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
Sir Goeffrey
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In London of 1537, two boys resembling each other meet accidentally and exchange "roles" for a short while. After many adventures, the prince regains his rightful identity and graciously makes his "twin" a ward of the court.

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Originally running 150 minutes when premiered in three 50-minute episodes on the Walt Disney television program in the United States, this film was trimmed to 93 minutes for theatrical release in the US and the UK. See more »

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Nice adaption from Mark Twain's classic
9 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

It's a gorgeous Walt Disney's film. The movie is very bemusing. The flick deals about the Prince Edward VI ,son of Henry VIII of England, who's replaced by a beggar and vice versa . The film mingles comedy, adventures, humor, tongue in check and history. The starring boy is excellent and Guy Williams (the Zorro) as the preceptor is sublime. Also are splendidly, the supporting roles : Nigel Greene, Geoffrey Keen , Jane Asher, Donald Huston, all are magnificent.

In the movie appear several historical characters, such as Catherine of Spain married with Henry VIII, Mary Tudor daughter from her, Elizabeth daughter of Ana Bolena and Lady Jane, everybody will be queens.

Direction by Don Chaffey is very good.

Rating 7/10


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