Cinematheque: Thirty Day Princess (1935)
Directed by Marion Gering
Saturday, November 17, 2012
4070 Vilas Hall, Vilas Hall
Preston Sturges - Screenwriter series. In a dual role, 1930s movie icon Sidney plays both a princess on a U.S. goodwill tour to raise money for the tiny kingdom of Taronia and the starving lookalike actress who takes over when her highness develops the mumps. Complications develop when the double falls for a newspaper publisher (Grant) whom she’s been hired to influence. With Sylvia Sidney, Cary Grant, Edward Arnold; 75 min.