Col. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Leading man Franchot Tone was not the obvious choice for the genre either, yet he acquits himself quite well under the circumstances. On the other there's just too much silliness, foolishness and Herman Bing. Movies / TV Series Set in the 19th Century Like this series, "The King Steps Out" is pretty much fiction...showing a strong romance with her eventual husband, Emperor Franz Josef...though in real life they could barely stand each other and spent much of their married life apart! It's directed by the Josef von Sternberg, normally known for more serious fare. The arranged royal marriage when Tone spies Moore and is smitten. a list of 1130 titles The film depicts the courtship of Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria (1837-1898), nicknamed "Sisi", by her cousin Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830-1916, reigned 1848-1916).
0 out of 1 found this helpful. Moore follows along, masquerading as a dressmaker. The island's only inhabitants are the overseer of the abandoned ... Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Grace Moore, Franchot Tone & Walter Connolly Josef von Sternberg on TCM: Morocco, MacAo, The Shanghai Gesture
a list of 2749 titles A German noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage with the dim-witted, unstable heir to the Russian throne, then plots to oust him from power. Von Kempen Movies / TV Series Set in the 19th Century Certificate: Passed Biography Mistaken identities, silly inn-keepers, interfering parents, and suddenly they're in love.
Moore has short blonde curls. In real life, Sisi was a strange, vain lady who couldn't live up to this public image...after all, who could?! Yawn.
by Peter Bogdanovich Its OK. Wikipedia has a whole entry on "Woman_of_the_Sea"... sadly, the film seems to be lost to time.
Overview of The King Steps Out, 1936, directed by Josef von Sternberg, with Miss Grace Moore, Franchot Tone, Walter Connolly, at Turner Classic Movies Grand Duchess Sofia Notable for starring Grace Moore, being directed by Josef Von Sternberg and having tunes by none other than violin virtuoso and composer Fritz Kreisler, 'The King Steps Out' is still an enchanting and very entertaining film in its own right.Every serious director seems to have one frivolous gem of a comedy in him. 12 out of 12 found this helpful. Grace Moore stars as a feisty younger daughter of the eccentric Duke of Bavaria (Walter Connolly) whose oldest daughter is off to Vienna to marry the Emperor (Franchot Tone).
Kriesler's tunes are as buoyant and sleek as the decor. In many ways, the hubbub around her was like that of the late Princess Diana Windsor...with people adoring her though not exactly sure why. 10 out of 13 found this helpful. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Capt. Louise Set in 19th century Vienna, the plot concerns a sprightly young lady (opera star Grace Moore) who wishes to rescue her sister from marrying their cousin, the "wicked" Emperor Franz Josef (Franchot Tone).
200 Erotic Movies. The operetta concerns the Duke of Bavaria (Connolly) bringing his older daughter to Vienna to marry the Emperor Franz Josef. Franchot Tone is the Emporer, and has the guards bring up "Cissy", the girl picking flowers. The clan of Habsburg blue-bloods on display here have more in common with the Munsters than with any sort of historical reality. a list of 441 titles a list of 715 titles I am reminded of the cry of my toddler nephew when witnessing a minor mishap, a plaintive beatific "oh no! Josef Von Sternberg, past directorial master of movie exotica, came down to earth with The King Steps Out, a major studio musical.