Your Majesty, His Highness Duke Michael is waiting to pay his respects. He must expect old Zapt to bob up out of Jacob's ladder in a diving helmet. Tell him His Majesty is indisposed. You know, I like you, Rassendyll. I've tried not to dishonor it, sire.
May I ask your name, sir? You've worn the queen's uniform and the old school tie. What do you mean, relative? He's by way of being a relative of yours, sire. He never thought of himself, or of his own pleasure. The man I send you will have the mate to this. Why not stand your ground and fight? I regret that we don't seem able to amuse Your Majesty here in Strelsau.
You've done all that could be expected. She and I didn't get on very well then. Before the bridge goes down. That's a very clever scheme. I've just done my poor best to make His Majesty.
I'm not very good at making speeches. But if love were all, you would have left the king to die in his cell. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Prisoner of Zenda Original film poster Directed by uncredited Produced by Written by novel Wells Root screenplay additional dialogue uncredited uncredited Starring Music by Cinematography Bert Glennon Editing by James E. The British ambassador, recently appointed. I could marry the princess and send Michael and the king to.
I looked at you and. Well, I'm afraid, sire, I haven't that honor. I won't let them stand in the way of our happiness! We have to stay in that dingy hole. Oh, I only did it to save you, my darling. The is virtually a shot-by-shot remake, reusing the same shooting script, dialogue, and film score. No other men who can fight? The idea that His Highness is marrying Princess Flavia.
I hope that doesn't offend you, but I was born. Not your type of fiction, I see, Your Highness. Rassendyll tries to persuade Flavia to leave with him, but her devotion to duty is too great, and their parting is bittersweet. A comparison of the two films reveals that settings and camera angles, in most cases, are the same. My dear colonel, I came here on a fishing trip.
I'm grateful for the interest of the people and of Your Eminence. He and Rassendyll engage in a prolonged duel, until Zapt and his men break in. You've settled Krafstein, I see. But without your beard I'll wager you could deceive your own brother. No one can know better than I how conscientiously you've played your role. I'll grant him six feet of earth when the time comes.
And Bersonin too, I presume? Her consistently dark raiment and shadowy movements are perhaps reflective of her lover's illegitimate origins, while at the same time belying her kind heart. The two royal bodyguards, Colonel Zapt and Captain von Tarlenheim, are a case study, to my mind, as to why films like The Prisoner of Zenda are consistently superior to today's mediocre fare. You know, he used to be the king's tutor. Shall I go to market elsewhere? Michael finds Rupert trying to seduce de Mauban that very night and is killed for his trouble. Devil take it, why is there no more wine? Two picture post cards in three years, I think. A comparison of the two films reveals that settings and camera angles, in most cases, are the same. When the king-to-be is drugged and incapacitated, Rassendyll must impersonate him, so that the scheming Duke Michael Raymond Massey can't assume the throne.
His Majesty has arrived, Your Highness. Better go to bed, Josef. If only he'd drunk what I wanted to put in the bottle. We can talk with the door between us, Count Rupert. Aubrey Smith played the dual lead roles. And to you, with her. I certainly hope you can.
They don't usually do it, as a matter of fact. To guard with vigilance and honor the welfare of my peoples from all enemies. Before I tell you, I must have your word. Organ booming, I kneel to be crowned. Rudolf has been drugged into unconsciousness at the order of his half-brother, Duke Michael Raymond Massey. Down the steps is the passage to the guardroom.