Two boys - the prince Edward and the pauper Tom - are born on the same day. Years later, when young teenage Tom sneaks into the palace garden, he meets the prince. They change clothes with one another before the guards discover them and throw out the prince thinking he's the urchin. No one believes them when they try to tell the truth about which is which. Soon after, the old king dies and the prince will inherit the throne.

  1. William Keighley


  2. Mark Twain


  3. Laird Doyle


Top Billed Cast

  1. Errol Flynn

    Errol Flynn

    Miles Hendon

  2. Claude Rains

    Claude Rains

    Earl of Hertford

  3. Henry Stephenson

    Henry Stephenson

    Duke of Norfolk

  4. Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane

    John Canty

  5. Billy Mauch

    Tom Canty

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The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 8, 1937


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

Budget -

Revenue -



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