The Student Prince

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The Student Prince


Raffertys Theatre


09 July - 11 July 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Featuring vocals by Mario Lanza

When his bride-to-be finds him too stiff, heir to the throne Prince Karl is sent off to the university in Heidelberg to learn how to socialise. He makes friends with the students there and falls for the down-to-earth Kathie, a barmaid. The two are soul mates, but when Karl’s grandfather the king falls ill, he must choose between his country and his own happiness.

This regal Hollywood adaptation of Sigmund Romberg’s operetta stars Edmund Purdom (lip-syncing the rich singing voice of tenor Mario Lanza) and Ann Blyth.

Year: 1954
Classification: G
Distributor: Roadshow

Dates & Times:
Monday 9 July 2018 at 10:30am (Includes tea and biscuits served from 10am)
Wednesday 11 July 2018 at 10:30am (Includes tea and biscuits served from 10am)

Directed by
Richard Thorpe

Produced by
Joe Pasternak

Written by
Sonya Levien
William Ludwig
Dorothy Donnelly (operetta)

Based on Karl Heinrich 1904 novel
Old Heidelberg 1903 play
The Student Prince operetta by Wilhelm Meyer-Förster

Ann Blyth
Edmund Purdom
Mario Lanza
John Ericson
Louis Calhern
Edmund Gwenn
S.Z. Sakall
Betta St. John
John Williams
Evelyn Varden
John Hoyt

Music by
Sigmund Romberg

Cinematography by
Paul Vogel

Edited by
Gene Ruggiero

Distributed by


Ticket Options

Members Adult $12
Members Concession $9
Members 30 Club $9
Adult $15
Concession $12
F/T Student $12
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65


1 hour 47 minutes (No interval)

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