Inspired by Mark Twain's fascinating 1881 novel named "The Prince and the Pauper", the flaxen-haired aristocrat, Princess Anneliese, discovers an unexpected friendship, when she chances upon the humble dark-haired commoner, Erika. A terrible conspiracy threatens the freedom of the kind noblewoman, and only Erika, Anneliese's determined ally who bears a striking resemblance to her, can save her. Will the Princess and the Pauper thwart the plans of the Queen's scheming advisor, Preminger?
Singing in her first movie musical!
28 September 2004 (USA)
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Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper
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This is the first in a series of Barbie movies that is an original musical. See more
Wolfie is a male calico cat. Calico cats are almost 100% female cats. In the very rare cases which there is a male calico cat it's due to a genetic disease and they are sterile so he couldn't reproduce with Serafina.
However, according to other sources, all but about one in three thousand could still produce kittens. Wolfie just wouldn't be able to produce a male calico kitten. See more
Long ago and far away in a village high on a mountaintop, something amazing was occurring. At the very same moment, two identical baby girls were born. One, a baby princess. The King and Queen were overjoyed. Princess Anneliese would have only the finest. The second baby girl was named Erika. Her parents loved her every bit as much as the King and Queen loved the Princess, but they worried. They were so poor. How would they be able to care for their little daughter? Many years ...
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How Can I Refuse?
Composed by Megan Cavallari
Lyrics by Amy Powers
and Rob Hudnut
Performed by Martin Short See more