A Maiden for the Prince (1966)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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In this Italian comedy set in the 16th-century, a prince and a princess marry. Trouble ensues when a rumor that they have not consummated their marriage is circulated. The prince's father is most concerned, as a virgin marriage means he will have no heirs. He insists that the marriage be annulled. He then requires his son to marry another, but his current wife's family will not agree to the annulment until the prince proves he is a capable lover. The prince refuses to cooperate until his father threatens to cut him off financially. The prince then is paired with a virgin, and eventually passes his test.

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annulment, consummation, demands, family, father, gossip, heir, initiation, maiden, man, marriage, prince, princess, purity, rumors, sex, son, virgin