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Original review at TVGuide

TV Guide review

My Friend the King (1931)

The great British director Michael Powell's (The Red Shoes, Peeping Tom) first film. [Not quite, that honour is usually given to Two Crowded Hours (1931)] This romp concerns a young Ruritanian prince whose life is threatened by revolutionaries. Cabbie Verno gets involved in saving the royal heir, going to outrageous lengths to save the man. Short on humor, but with enough energy to get by on quirks alone.

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