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The Prince and the Pauper (1990)

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A poor boy and a prince exchange identities and lives while the villainous Captain of the Guard plots to take advantage of this.

Director:

George Scribner

Writers:

Gerrit Graham (animation screenplay), Sam Graham (animation screenplay) (as Samuel Graham) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Wayne Allwine ... Mickey Mouse / Prince (voice)
Bill Farmer ... Goofy / Horace Horsecollar / Weasel #1 / Pluto (voice)
Arthur Burghardt ... Captain Pete (voice)
Tony Anselmo ... Donald Duck (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Weasel #2 / Weasel #3 / Pig Driver / Peasant / Man in Street (voice)
Frank Welker ... Archbishop / Dying King (voice)
Elvia Allman ... Clarabelle Cow (voice)
Trevor Eyster ... Kid #1 (voice) (as Tim Eyster)
Rocky Krakoff Rocky Krakoff ... Kid #2 (voice)
Roy Dotrice ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Long ago in a land with an ailing king, there was a pair of boys who looked exactly alike, a pauper called Mickey and the other, the Crown Prince. Mickey dreamed of plenty and an easy life as Royalty and the Prince dreamed of the freedom as a subject. Happenstance throws them together and their mutual resemblence inspires the pair to switch identities to see how the other lives. To their surprise, Mickey learns of the duties and responsibilties of royalty while the Prince learns to his horror that the Royal Captain of the Guard has taken advantage of the existing power vacuum to inflict brutal tyranny on the subjects. Now the Prince must react to this evil, unaware that the Captain knows about the identity swap and is using it to his own advantage while dominating Mickey who play the Heir to the Throne. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mickey's the Prince and the Pauper See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Pictures See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This 1990 cartoon short is featured in the Super Nintendo game Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse (1994) in the sixth level as Mickey fights weasel guards and fights Pete in the boss fight. See more »

Goofs

The writing on the board in the first scenes with the prince changes between long shots and close-ups. See more »

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Narrator: For many years, England was ruled by a wise and good king, and the people flourished and were very happy, but by and by, the good king became ill, and a darkness fell over the countryside. As the king grew weaker, his captain of the guard, a ruthless and greedy man, saw his chance to rob and terrorize the people of England, and worst of all, in the king's name. It seemed that no one could save the kingdom of England from the thieving captain and his ruthless henchmen... until one ...
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Alternate Versions

The original theatrical version included a scene before the ending credits featuring Horace Horsecollar telling the audiences that they will be experiencing an intermission and encourages the audience to get snacks before the feature begins while Mickey and the Prince make fun of him, they then tell the audience to stay tuned for The Rescuers Down Under while a countdown begins. See more »

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A good cartoon with all your favorite characters
19 May 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

The Prince and the pauper is a cartoon, inwhich a prince and a pauper look the same(both are a Mickey Mouse-character). The two characters switch roles, which leads to quite a few complications. There is great animation, familiar faces like Donald and Goofy, and an okay story. Not Disney`s best, but worth a look. 7/10


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