Long ago in a land with an ailing king, there was a pair of boys who looked exactly alike, a pauper called Mickey and the other, the Crown Prince. Mickey dreamed of plenty and an easy life as Royalty and the Prince dreamed of the freedom as a subject. Happenstance throws them together and their mutual resemblence inspires the pair to switch identities to see how the other lives. To their surprise, Mickey learns of the duties and responsibilties of royalty while the Prince learns to his horror that the Royal Captain of the Guard has taken advantage of the existing power vacuum to inflict brutal tyranny on the subjects. Now the Prince must react to this evil, unaware that the Captain knows about the identity swap and is using it to his own advantage while dominating Mickey who play the Heir to the Throne.Written by
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The writing on the board in the first scenes with the prince changes between long shots and close-ups. See more »
For many years, England was ruled by a wise and good king, and the people flourished and were very happy, but by and by, the good king became ill, and a darkness fell over the countryside. As the king grew weaker, his captain of the guard, a ruthless and greedy man, saw his chance to rob and terrorize the people of England, and worst of all, in the king's name. It seemed that no one could save the kingdom of England from the thieving captain and his ruthless henchmen... until one ...
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This movie doesn't end with the Walt Disney Pictures logo, only the credits "This motion picture was created by Walt Disney Pictures" and "Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc." See more »
The original theatrical version included a scene before the ending credits featuring Horace Horsecollar telling the audiences that they will be experiencing an intermission and encourages the audience to get snacks before the feature begins while Mickey and the Prince make fun of him, they then tell the audience to stay tuned for The Rescuers Down Under while a countdown begins. See more »