A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / The Emperor Waltz

This classic Bing Crosby Double Feature begins with 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court' (1949). Adapted from Mark Twain's story, Bing is a 20th Century mechanic who gets bumped on the head and wakes up in King Arthur's 6th Century England. Then 'The Emperor Waltz' (1948) was Billy Wilder's first and last attempt at musical comedy. Crosby is a phonograph salesman sent to Austria with his fox terrier. There he meets poodle-weilding Joan Fontaine and together they are out to win over the Austrian emperor.

Year: 1949
Genre: Comedy, Musicals, Classic Comedy, Witches and Wizards, Mark Twain, Time Travel, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Billy Wilder, Tay Garnett
Starring: Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, Cedric Hardwicke, William Bendix, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver, Lucile Watson, Richard Haydn
Duration: 203 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Musical



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