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Prince Charming

Synopsis
A made-for-television adaptation of The Frog Prince. In the comic fairy tale Prince John (Maguire) and his squire (Short) are turned into frogs and 500 years later find themselves in New York City where the Prince joins a troupe of actors staging Shakespeare’s plays in Central Park. He appears as Bottom and later as Mercutio.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
13 Jul 2003 (Channel: TNT)
Duration
87 mins

Credits

Director
Allan Arkush
Producer
Robert Jr. Halmi
Cinematographer
Jamie Anderson
Screenplay
Doug Palau
Music
Lisa Coleman; Wendy Melvoin
Cast
Sean MaguirePrince ‘Charming’ John (Mercutio)
Bernadette PetersMargo (Titania)
Martin Short (2)Rodney
Sean MaguirePrince ‘Charming’ John (Nick Bottom)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
animals; frogs; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released on DVD 2003.

Production Company

Name

Hallmark Entertainment

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://catalog.loc.gov/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(20) 707-8572
Fax
(20) 707-237’1
Address
Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
James Madison Building, LM 336
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C.
20540-4690
United States

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window

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