Unrated | | Biography, Drama, History
An opportunistic businessman tries to pass off a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia, and she is so convincing that even the biggest skeptics believe her.
The film's composer, Alfred Newman's son would later composed the 1997 animated feature's namesake film, Anastasia. Which features the same story-line.
The poor have only one advantage; they know when they are loved for themselves.
The taxi carrying Anna and General Bounine to their Copenhagen hotel is held up by a parade of the Royal Guards, the driver explaining that the parade is held everyday when the King is in Copenhagen. Testing Anna, Bounine asks, "The King?" Anna answers, "Uncle Chris, cousin to grand-mama, the Empress.' , At that time, Denmark's King was Christian X, a nephew - not cousin - of the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna.
Opening credits prologue: PARIS 1928