All the King’s Horses (1935): Musical about Mistaken Identity

Directed by Frank Tuttle, this musical concerns a movie star who goes home to his Ruritanian country, only to realize that he looks like the king, and the two men changes places.


Dance director LeRoy Printz probably was nominated for the sequence of the “Vienna Waltz.”


The cast includes two excellent character actors, Edward Everett Horton and Eugene Pallette.


Oscar Alert


Oscar Nominations: 1


Dance Direction: LeRoy Prinz


Oscar Award: None


Oscar Context


The winner was David Gould for “Broadway Melody of 1936” as well as “Folies Bergere.”  Printz is also known as the director of the 1946 Oscar winning short, “A Boy and His Dog.”