The Princess and the Plumber (1930)

72 mins | Romantic comedy | 21 December 1930

Director:

Alexander Korda

Writer:

Howard J. Green

Cinematographers:

L. W. O'Connell, Dave Ragin

Production Designer:

Stephen Goosson

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
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Film Daily
20 Nov 1930.
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New York Times
23 Dec 1930
p. 25.
Variety
10 Dec 1930
p. 10.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Princess and the Plumber" by Alice Duer Miller in The Saturday Evening Post (14--28 Dec 1929).
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 December 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 5 December 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 November 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1772
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
72
Length(in feet):
6,480
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Louise, the unsophisticated Princess of Daritzia, goes vacationing in the mountains of Switzerland with Albert Bowers, a rich young American bachelor, and the Baron von Kemper. At a mountain cabin, the baron tries to force his attentions on the young princess but is thwarted by the intervention of Albert. Seeking revenge, the baron spreads the rumor that the princess has been compromised by Albert, supported by the fact that Albert sprains his ankle and keeps Louise out overnight. Her father demands an immediate marriage, to which the couple consent, having fallen in ... +


Louise, the unsophisticated Princess of Daritzia, goes vacationing in the mountains of Switzerland with Albert Bowers, a rich young American bachelor, and the Baron von Kemper. At a mountain cabin, the baron tries to force his attentions on the young princess but is thwarted by the intervention of Albert. Seeking revenge, the baron spreads the rumor that the princess has been compromised by Albert, supported by the fact that Albert sprains his ankle and keeps Louise out overnight. Her father demands an immediate marriage, to which the couple consent, having fallen in love. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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