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The Prince and the Showgirl

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
A traveling party of royals from central Europe arrives in England in 1911, as the host country prepares to celebrate the coronation of a new king. But when the visiting Regent (Laurence Olivier) goes to a musical theater, his attraction to American performer Elsie (Marilyn Monroe) makes it hard to stay focused. Soon, Elsie learns of a potential coup in the Regent's home country, and it's up to her to smooth things out -- or watch as the nation hurtles toward instability.

Cast: Marilyn Monroe , Laurence Olivier , Sybil Thorndike , Jeremy Spenser , Richard Wattis , Esmond Knight , Paul Hardwick , Rosamund Greenwood

Director: Laurence Olivier

Genres: Comedy

The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

Release Date: January 1st, 1957|1 hr. 57 min.

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