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Sean Scully and future Beatle girlfriend Jane Asher on the set of The Prince and the Pauper (1962)

The Prince and the Pauper is a 1962 telefilm produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was originally broadcast on NBC as a three-part episode on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color on March 11, March 18, and March 25, 1962. The telefilm was directed by Don Chaffey.


Based on Mark Twain's classic tale, this lively 16th-century-set comedy drama chronicles the misadventures and the lessons learned by two disparate and discontented look-a-likes who swear that the grass really is greener on the other side of the fence.


  • Guy Williams - Miles Hendon
  • Sean Scully - Prince Edward/Tom Canty
  • Laurence Naismith - Hertford
  • Niall MacGinnis - Father Andrew