The Prince and the Pauper


Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.

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  1. Richard Fleischer


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  1. Mark Lester

    Mark Lester

    Prince Edward / Tom Canty

  2. Oliver Reed

    Oliver Reed

    Miles Hendon

  3. Raquel Welch

    Raquel Welch

    Lady Edith

  4. Ernest Borgnine

    Ernest Borgnine

    John Canty

  5. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    The Ruffler

  6. Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison

    The Duke of Norfolk

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

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  • March 17, 1978



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