The King Steps Out

The King Steps Out (1936)

  • Genre: Music, Romance
  • Release Date: 1936-05-27
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 8 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Josef von Sternberg
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Princess is destined to marry the Emperor, until her sister steps in.

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  • Grace Moore

    as Princess Elizabeth / Cissy
  • Franchot Tone

    as Emperor Franz Josef
  • Walter Connolly

    as Maximilian, Duke of Bavaria
  • Raymond Walburn

    as Col. Von Kempen
  • Elisabeth Risdon

    as Grand Duchess Sofia
  • Nana Bryant

    as Louise
  • Victor Jory

    as Capt. Palfi
  • Frieda Inescort

    as Princess Helena
  • Thurston Hall

    as Major
  • Herman Bing

    as Pretzelberger
  • George Hassell

    as Herlicka
  • Johnny Arthur

    as Chief of the Secret Police
  • Gwen Verdon

    as Specialty Ballerina (uncredited)
  • Ada Mae Moore

    as Snake Charmer
  • Josephine McKim

    as Mermaid
  • Eve Southern

    as Gypsy Fortune Teller (uncredited)
  • Maria Riva

    as Girl Playing Violin (uncredited)
Directing Josef von Sternberg Director
Camera Lucien Ballard Director of Photography
Production Wilhelm Thiele Associate Producer
Art Stephen Goosson Art Direction
Production William Perlberg Associate Producer
Writing Sidney Buchman Writer
Costume & Make-Up Ernest Dryden Costume Design
Editing Viola Lawrence Editor
Writing Hubert Marischka Story
Writing Ernst Decsey Theatre Play
Writing Gustav Holm Theatre Play
Sound Fritz Kreisler Music