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His Royal Highness (1953)

Königliche Hoheit (original title)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dieter Borsche ... Prince Klaus Heinrich
Ruth Leuwerik ... Imma Spoelman
Lil Dagover ... Gräfin Löwenjoul
Mathias Wieman ... Dr. Raoul Überbein
Rudolf Fernau ... Großherzog Albrecht
Paul Henckels ... Hofmarschall Bühl zu Bühl
Günther Lüders Günther Lüders ... Kammerdiener Neumann
Paul Bildt Paul Bildt ... Staatsminister von Knobelsdorff
Heinz Hilpert Heinz Hilpert ... Samuel Spoelman
Herbert Hübner ... General
Kurt Vespermann ... Finanzminister Krippenreuther
Tilo von Berlepsch Tilo von Berlepsch ... Adjutant Graf Schellenberg
Oskar Dimroth Oskar Dimroth ... Dr. Sammet
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claus Behrend Claus Behrend
Anne-Marie Hanschke Anne-Marie Hanschke
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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 December 1953 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Hans Kongelige Højhed See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmaufbau See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Geveartcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Light romance, great costumes, lovely leading lady
19 July 2004 | by jandewittSee all my reviews

After a string of highly profitable low-budget melodramas and sudsy love triangle, Germany's reigning box-office queen Ruth Leuwerik finally got a worthy part that did full justice to her considerable talent: 'Koenigliche Hoheit' was adapted from a novel by Thomas Mann -- who, according to all reports, was pleased with the film version. Ruth Leuwerick stars as an American heiress raised in Europe. She falls in love with stiff and dull Dieter Borsch, a handsome but shy German prince. Their romance seems doomed when Borsch is obliged to enter into a marriage of convenience to save his country from bankruptcy. A fortuitous 11th-hour plot-twist prevents the film from being merely another variation of The Student Prince. 'Koenigliche Hoheit' might have benefited from a lighter directorial touch than the one displayed by Dr. Hans Braun.


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