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A King in New York

1957 Rated G 1hr 40m

Charlie Chaplin takes on the 1950s in his typically zany but witty way as King Shahdov of Estrovia, who flees to New York after being overthrown by revolutionaries. By pure chance, the destitute ex-king lands a job in television and becomes an overnight celebrity. But when he befriends a 10-year-old boy with Communist parents, Shadhov is denounced as a Communist himself and must stand trial before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Movie Details

General audiences. All ages admitted.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Chinese Simplified, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral), Thai

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; deleted scenes; featurette.