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A King in New York

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Original title
A King in New York
Running time
100 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Charles Chaplin
Charles Chaplin
Georges Périnal
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Charles Chaplin Productions / Attica Film Company
Comedy. Drama
Synopsis / Plot
It details the story of King Shadhov who has just escaped a revolution in his homeland by fleeing to America. However, upon arrival, his Prime Minister steals the countries bankroll leaving the king practically destitute (and staying at The Ritz). As the remaining funds dwindle away, Shadhov is forced to take jobs advertising for TV and it’s here that Chaplin delivers some of the more cutting blows to American society.
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