The Princess and the Plumber
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlexander Korda
Screenplay byHoward J. Green
Story byAlice Duer Miller
Produced byAl Rockett
StarringCharles Farrell
Maureen O'Sullivan
H. B. Warner
Joseph Cawthorn
Bert Roach
Lucien Prival
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Dave Ragin
Edited byMargaret Clancey
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • December 21, 1930 (1930-12-21)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Princess and the Plumber is a 1930 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Alexander Korda and written by Howard J. Green. The film stars Charles Farrell, Maureen O'Sullivan, H. B. Warner, Joseph Cawthorn, Bert Roach and Lucien Prival. The film was released on December 21, 1930, by Fox Film Corporation.[1][2][3]


A derogated prince hopes to restore his wealth and power by marrying off his daughter to royalty. Unfortunately, she has fallen in love with a young man who has been hired to fix the plumbing in their run-down castle.



  1. ^ "The Princess and the Plumber". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Princess and the Plumber (1930) - Overview". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "Movie Review - - FARRELL IN FILM COMEDY.; "The Princess and the Plumber" at Hippodrome Is Entertaining". The New York Times. December 23, 1930. Retrieved October 11, 2015.