The Prince and the Pauper (1977)

M/12 1978-03-17 (US) DramaAdventure 1h 53m
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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.

  1. Richard Fleischer


  2. Mark Twain


  3. Berta Domínguez D.


  4. George MacDonald Fraser


  5. Pierre Spengler


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Lester

    Mark Lester

    Prince Edward / Tom Canty

  2. Oliver Reed

    Oliver Reed

    Miles Hendon

  3. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Henry VIII

  4. David Hemmings

    David Hemmings

    Hugh Hendon

  5. Ernest Borgnine

    Ernest Borgnine

    John Canty

  6. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    The Ruffler

  7. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews


  8. Raquel Welch

    Raquel Welch

    Lady Edith

  9. Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison

    The Duke of Norfolk

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The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue -


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