A deft blend of satire, comedy, and mystery, THE PRINCESS COMES ACROSS had four credited writers working on a screenplay based on material from two other writers. There was reportedly uncredited assistance from Claude Binyon and J.B. Priestley as well, but, happy to say, too many scribes
did not spoil the script. Lombard is a Brooklyn actress-chorine who thinks she might be able to further her career by shedding her background for a more exotic identity. She goes to Europe, and comes back on an ocean liner in the guise of a Swedish princess (this has to be a poke at Garbo)
interested in becoming a movie star. With her is Skipworth, a pal who pretends to be her lady...