Danny Kaye spoofs medieval swashbucklers in this classic musical comedy. While the infant King of England awaits his rightful place as leader of the British Empire, his rule is usurped by Roderick, an evil pretender to the throne.
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Farce, character, mistaken identity, tongue-twisters, one-liners and parody converge.
Kaye is comic gold, bringing understated winks to such intricately plotted silliness. Will forever remain one of my favourites.