Fit for a King
Fit for a King is a 1937 American film starring Joe E. Brown and directed by Edward Sedgwick.
|Fit for a King|
|Directed by||Edward Sedgwick|
|Produced by||David L. Loew|
|Written by||Richard Flournoy (original screenplay)|
|Starring||Joe E. Brown |
|Music by||Arthur Morton|
|Edited by||Jack Ogilvie|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|October 15, 1937|
Newspaper reporter "Scoops" (Brown) is sent out on assignment, to investigate the failed assassination attempts on Archduke Julio (Harry Davenport).
Trying to get the story, he runs into Jane Hamilton (Helen Mack) who is really Princess Helen. He doesn't realize that she is the story: a princess in exile, in danger of assassination; and, falling in love with "Scoops", while engaged to a prince.
The film ends with a wild chase and a shootout with machine guns. The question is, who will survive to tell the tale?
- Joe E. Brown as Virgil Ambrose Jeremiah Christopher 'Scoop' Jones
- Helen Mack as Jane Hamilton / Princess Helen
- Paul Kelly as Briggs
- Harry Davenport as Archduke Julio
- Halliwell Hobbes as Count Strunsky
- John Qualen as Otto
- Donald Briggs as Prince Michael
- Frank Reicher as Kurtz
- Russell Hicks as Editor Hardwick
- Charles Trowbridge as Mr. Marshall
- "Fit for a King: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- Fit for a King on IMDb
- Fit for a King is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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