Released by Paramount
, The Princess Comes Across
is a film starring Carole Lombard
and Fred MacMurray
A mixture of screwball comedy and murder mystery, a Swedish princess with a secret (Lombard) and a concertina
-playing band leader with a past (MacMurray) board the liner Mammoth
, bound for New York. An extortionist, an escaped killer, and a group of police detectives are also aboard. When corpses begin appearing, the characters must identify the killer ... a task which is complicated by their own deceptions.
- Director: William K. Howard
- Producer: Arthur Hornblow, Jr.
- Screenplay: Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin and Don Hartman Frank Butler
- Based on a Story by: Philip MacDonald
- Adapted from a Novel by: Louis Lucien Rogger