Princess Charming (film)

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Princess Charming
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Written by
Produced by Michael Balcon
Cinematography Mutz Greenbaum
Edited by Derek N. Twist
Music by
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
  • 25 April 1934 (1934-04-25)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Princess Charming, also known as Alexandra, is a 1934 British musical comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Evelyn Laye, Henry Wilcoxon, and Yvonne Arnaud. It was made at Islington Studios by Gainsborough Pictures. [1] The film's sets were designed by Ernő Metzner. It is part of the operetta film genre that was popular during the era.



A Ruritanian princess is betrothed to the king of a neighbouring country, but falls in love with the army officer sent to escort her there. Meanwhile, a revolution breaks out.


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  1. Wood, p. 79.