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The Story of Vickie (1954)

Mädchenjahre einer Königin (original title)
England, the 19th century. Young Victoria is crowned to be the queen of England. She aims to do her best in order to help her country prosper. However, the family and her trustful advisor, ... See full summary »

Director:

Ernst Marischka

Writers:

Sil Vara (comedy of the same name), Ernst Marischka (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Romy Schneider ... Princess Victoria / Queen Victoria
Adrian Hoven ... Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg
Magda Schneider ... Baroness Lehzen
Karl Ludwig Diehl ... Lord Melbourne - Prime Minister
Christl Mardayn ... Duchess of Kent
Paul Hörbiger ... Prof. Landmann
Rudolf Vogel Rudolf Vogel ... George - ein Lakai
Fred Liewehr Fred Liewehr ... König Leopold von Belgien
Alfred Neugebauer ... Lord Cunningham
Otto Treßler Otto Treßler ... Archbishop of Canterbury
Stefan Skodler Stefan Skodler ... Sir John Conroy
Peter Weck ... Prince Henry of Orange
Rudolf Lenz Rudolf Lenz ... Archduke Alexander of Russia
Hans Thimig ... The Dean Chester
Peter Gerhard Peter Gerhard ... Taglione, Tanzmeister
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Storyline

England, the 19th century. Young Victoria is crowned to be the queen of England. She aims to do her best in order to help her country prosper. However, the family and her trustful advisor, Lord Melbourne, plan marriage for her. She is to get married to a German prince Albert. But Victoria sees her future differently and decides to leave London for a few days. She goes to Paris. On her way to France, she stays incognito in a little tavern in Dover with a baroness. There by chance she meets a handsome man and falls in love head over heels. Later, however, in very strange circumstances, it turns out that the handsome man is prince Albert himself... Written by Marcin Kukuczka

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1958's Most Exciting New Star! See more »


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Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

10 October 1955 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pursuit and Loves of Queen Victoria See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

Company Credits

Production Co:

Erma-Film, Sie Verling See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Prof. Landmann: You are suddenly in such good spirits!
Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg: Yes, I've been working.
Prof. Landmann: What, working?
Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg: Yes, I've chopped wood and made a fire.
Prof. Landmann: Chopped wood and made a fire?
Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg: Yes. For a shivering young lady. I introduced myself to her as a German student.
Prof. Landmann: I see! And did you spark a fire?
Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg: Yes.
Prof. Landmann: I see!
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movie rocks
21 August 2005 | by themakeoutqueenSee all my reviews

I loved this movie. It was so well done! Great acting and drama and historically accurate. I love Romy Schneider movies. This one rocks, not as great as Sissi but still rocks!

And Scorpiolina,she commented and said french dubbing. Well this is originally a German movie not french. So yea. Second of all there was a plot, maybe your not familiar with history. Oh and her mother played the part of her governess, not her teacher. And the storyline was actually not Cinderella but Queen Victoria, maybe u missed that detail.

But anyway.... yea the history in this movie is great, I love historical movies and Queen Victoria is very fascinating! I love all the historical stuff. Like that guy that was trying to manipulate her mom. And when she ran away and met her future husband and he showed her the "new type of dance" waltzing. When waltzing was new it was considered kinda scandalous because the couples dance so close. Yea her governess was like oh my god!

And also the clothes, I love the clothes. The styles are great, hoop skirts are awesome. And of course Romy always looks very pretty.


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