~A Prince of a King~
1923
~John St. Polis & Virginia Pearson~
Dinky Dean plays a royal prince who is kidnapped as an infant by henchmen loyal to a villain (Sam De
Grasse) who hopes to be king. The boy is raised by traveling acrobats after he is placed in their cart
when the kidnapper can't bring himself to kill the boy. Crigi becomes part of the act but runs away when
he is abused. He eventually is reunited with the Queen mother (Virginia Pearson) and takes his place as
heir to the throne. His first command as king is to have the traveling acrobats who are performing
thrown out of the castle. Eric Mayne, John Sainpolis, and Sheldon Lewis co-star in this adventure drama.

Plot Synopsis from allmovie.com
~Cast~

Dean Riesner ...  Gigi, the Prince
Virginia Pearson ...  Queen Claudia
Eric Mayne ...  King Lorenzo
John St. Polis ...  Mario (as John Sainpolis)
Josef Swickard ...  Urbano (as Joseph Swickard)
Mitchell Lewis ...  Andrea, the giant
Sam De Grasse ...  Duke Roberto
Albert Austin ...  (uncredited)
~Plot Synopsis~
Directed by: Albert Austin

Written by:
Alice Farwell Brown - story
Douglas Z. Doty - adaptation
~Remaining Credits~

Produced by: Z.A. Stegmuller

Released by: Selznick Distributing Corporation

Length: 6 Reels
Released: October 13, 1923