The Princess Comes Across

1936, Mystery & thriller/Comedy, 1h 16m

2 Reviews 250+ Ratings

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A murderer is hiding aboard the S.S. Mammoth, an ocean liner on its way to New York. But he's not the only passenger who is not what they appear -- for example, Princess Olga of Sweden (Carole Lombard) is not royalty, but a Brooklyn actress named Wanda Nash pretending to be a princess to pursue an acting career. She charms concertina player King Mantell (Fred MacMurray), who is actually an ex-con. Things get more complicated when a blackmailer starts extorting the passengers.

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  • May 30, 2018
    Paramount Studios liked the money Lombard and MacMurray generated when together and so this is their second of four pairings. This one takes the ocean voyage dream in consideration as a phony Swedish Princess and a rising jazz conductor/concertina player (?!?) must mix reluctant romance with some dastardly mystery aboard ship. Actually not as bad as it sounds, particularly with the welcome addition of recognizable supporting players hamming their usual ethnic types.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Dec 13, 2011
    Charming whimsy with a bit of mystery on the side. Carole and Fred spark off each other very well, with Alison Skipworth and William Frawley adding zip as their companions.
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