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Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | October 1945 (USA)
A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.

Director:

Richard Thorpe
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Hedy Lamarr ... Princess Veronica
Robert Walker ... Jimmy Dobson
June Allyson ... Leslie Odell
Carl Esmond ... Baron Zoltan Faludi
Agnes Moorehead ... 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 Tom Trout ... Hack
Ben Lessy ... Ben Lessy
Patti Moore Patti Moore ... Fae
Edward Gargan ... 1st Cop
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Storyline

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

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Taglines:

A Royal Command to Love!

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Su alteza y el botones See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,157,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The radio Jimmy buys for Leslie for $39.95 in 1938 would be equivalent to almost $680.00 in 2015 dollars. 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

Princess Veronica: Now, when you kiss a lady's hand, don't be so athletic about it - or, so noisy! Don't snatch it up as if it were cake and you were going to bite it. The lips are brought to the hand - and not the hand to the lips. Remember that, next time.
Jimmy Dobson: Yes, your Highness. Could next time, be now?
Princess Veronica: Very well. But, remember, don't snatch - and don't smack! Now, crisply. And slowly.
[Jimmy's lips remain on her hand]
Princess Veronica: But, not too slowly.
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Connections

References Test Pilot (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

The Fountain in the Park (While Strolling Through the Park One Day)
(1884) (uncredited)
Written by Ed Haley
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A 'Feel-Good' Movie! Very Refreshing
2 September 2006 | by wndlzSee 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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