~The Prisoner Of Zenda~
~Plot Synopsis~
While the weak and drunken King Rudolph of Ruritania awaits his coronation, he is drugged by his
brother, Black Michael, who is preparing a coup d'état. Michael's plans are thwarted by the substitution
at Rudolph's coronation of Rassendyll, an Englishman who is the king's exact double. Michael,
discovering the ruse, kidnaps the real king and holds him captive in the castle at Zenda. Rassendyll aids
in the king's rescue and renounces the love of the Princess Flavia, the king's bethrothed, to return to

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Rex Ingram

Written by: Mary O'Hara - scenario

Based on the novel The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (London, May
1894) and play The Prisoner of Zenda by Edward E. Rose (London, 7 Jan

Lewis Stone ...  Rudolf Rassendyll / King Rudolf
Alice Terry ...  Princess Flavia
Robert Edeson ...  Col. Zapt
Stuart Holmes ...  Grand Duke 'Black' Michael
Ramon Novarro ...  Rupert of Hentzau (as Ramon Samaniegos)
Barbara La Marr ...  Antoinette de Mauban
Malcolm McGregor ...  Capt. Fritz von Tarlenheim
Edward Connelly ...  Marshal von Strakencz
Lois Lee ...  Countess Helga
Snitz Edwards ...  Josef (uncredited)
John George ...  Dwarf-Assassin (uncredited)
~126-167: Lewis Stone~
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Distributed by: Metro Pictures Corporation

Produced by: Rex Ingram  
Cinematography by: John F. Seitz    
Film Editing by: Grant Whytock    
Art Direction by: Amos Myers    
Production Manager: Sterrett Ford
Assistant Camera: Cliff Shirpser  
Production Assistant: Roger Heman Sr.  
Supervisor: Rex Ingram

Length: 10 Reels
Runtime: 113 Minutes
Released: September 11, 1922