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14 Ratings

Thirty Day Princess

Directed by Marion Gering
United States, 1934
Comedy, Romance


A European princess arrives in New York City to secure a much-needed loan for her country. She contracts the mumps, and an actress who looks exactly like her is hired to impersonate her.

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Thirty Day Princess Directed by Marion Gering

Critics reviews

Let’s advance a controversial premise: is it possible that Preston Sturges’s great, garrulous gift laid not in directing but in writing? …In the films that Sturges wrote but did not direct, one detects a judicious balancing act—a deliberate choice on the part of Sturges’s collaborators to retain the delicate bon mots but also allow the actors to sculpt their own performances rather than be hemmed-in by Sturges’s gangly, slapstick conceptions.
September 06, 2013
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In this sprightly, if not quite effervescent, Depression-era comedy (1934), Sylvia Sidney reunited with her Madame Butterfly (1932) costar Cary Grant and director Marion Gering for a respite from her career-making melodramas and crime stories.
September 06, 2013
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