Movie 'A King in New York'

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The king of comedians!

Due to a revolution in his country, King Shahdov comes to New York—almost broke. To get some money he goes to TV, making commercials and meets the child from communist parents. Due to this he is suddenly a suspected as a communist himself and has to face one of McCarthy's hearings.

Germany German (Deutsch)

Ein König in New York

France French (Français)

Un roi à New York
  • a.k.a. Un roi à New-York

A cause d'une révolution dans son pays, le Roi Shahdov s'exile à New-York. Abattu, il se présente à la télévision pour gagner un peu d'argent.

Italy Italian (Italiano)

Un re a New York

Dopo essere stato deposto da una rivoluzione marxista, un Re europeo viene esiliato negli Stati Uniti, la patria della democrazia e della libertà. Oltreoceano però finisce ben presto nella rete della Commissione per le attività antiamericane.

Release Date
Runtime
Keywords
communist
king
revolution
salesman
television
Genres
Comedy
Drama
Languages
English
Production Countries
flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
flag of United States of America United States of America
Production Companies
Charles Chaplin Productions
Release Dates
United Kingdom English: Theatrical
United States of America Theatrical
Ratings
TMDb 71% · 72 (more information on website)
IMDb 72% · 6,554 (more information on website)
Rotten Tomatoes® 80% (more information on website)

Cast

CharacterPerson
King ShahdovCharlie Chaplin
Queen IreneMaxine Audley
Prime Minister VoudelJerry Desmonde
Ambassador JaumeOliver Johnston
Ann Kay - TV SpecialistDawn Addams
Johnson - TV AdvertiserSid James
Mona Cromwell - HostessJoan Ingram
Rupert MacabeeMichael Chaplin
Macabee SeniorJohn McLaren
HeadmasterPhil Brown
LawyerHarry Green
LiftboyRobert Arden
School SuperintendentAlan Gifford
U.S. MarshalRobert Cawdron
Member of Atomic CommissionGeorge Woodbridge
Member of Atomic CommissionClifford Buckton
Member of Atomic CommissionVincent Lawson
SingerShani Wallis
SingerJoy Nichols
ComedianLauri Lupino Lane
ComedianGeorge Truzzi
BoyFrazer Hines

Crew

DepartmentJobPerson
CameraFocus PullerWally Fairweather
CrewCinematographyGeorges Périnal
DirectingDirectorCharlie Chaplin
EditingEditorJohn Seabourne Sr.
ProductionProducerCharlie Chaplin
SoundMusicCharlie Chaplin