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The Beggar Prince

1920, regia di William Worthington


Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: Haworth Pictures Corporation - Distribuzione: Robertson-Cole Distributing Corporation, Superior Pictures - Soggetto: Richard Schayer - Sceneggiatura: Richard Schayer - Fotografia: Frank D. Williams - Formato: B.N., muto - Durata: 5 bobine.

Cast: Sessue Hayakawa, Beatrice La Plante, Thelma Percy, Bert Hadley, Robert Bolder, Joseph Swickard, Buddy Post.

Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - - - - - - - tcm.comNikki, a humble fisherman, is the exact double of the egotistical prince who rules his village. The Prince's courtiers cajole him into believing that he has magical powers while they rob his subjects with unjust taxes. One night, after becoming infatuated with Nikki's girlfriend Olala, the Prince dispatches his troops to abduct her. Nikki follows them to the palace where he assaults the prince, assumes his identity and banishes him from the castle. Nikki then initiates a new, just administration while the real Prince finds contentment in Nikki's humble life. Upon his impending marriage to Olala, Nikki sends for the Prince and they revert to their true identities. Nikki then marries Olala and the Prince marries his promised bride, the daughter of the Grand Vizier.



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