Prisoner of Zenda, The

Prisoner of Zenda, The

King of Ruritania is held captive in castle of Zenda. [Br. Lit.: The Prisoner of Zenda]

Prisoner of Zenda, The

Englishman impersonating his distant relative King Rudolf is crowned in his stead. [Br. Lit.: The Prisoner of Zenda]
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For Rudolf Rassendyll in The Prisoner of Zenda, the survival of such "remote" physical and behavioral traits--specifically, red hair, blue eyes, and a long nose--will have strong implications, and pay great dividends.
As an under-whelming version of the Welsh national anthem seeped from a small cassette player in the corner friends and family stood awkwardly, while, looking like an extra from The Prisoner of Zenda, the Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, Norman Lloyd Edwards saluted solemnly.
Treasure Island, Ivanhoe, The Prisoner of Zenda, The Three Musketeers, and the works of Jeffery Farnol, Philip Lindsay, and many others were consumed, but I did not abandon my first mentors, the Wizard, Hotspur, and Rover, who took me through the Napoleonic Wars in The Fighting Temeraire, the '45 Rebellion with an Alan Breck clone named Red Fergie, the Border raids with one Black Musgrave, and the Seven Years' War with The Ten Scarlet Feathers, which dealt with a sacred war bonnet belonging to the celebrated Indian chief, Pontiac.
Followed in his famous father's footsteps as a swashbuckling star of hits such as The Prisoner Of Zenda, The Corsican Brothers and Sinbad The Sailor.
English author of cloak-and-sword romances, of which the best known is Prisoner of Zenda, The (1894).

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