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Once Upon A Mattress

Once Upon A Mattress

Theatrical Release Date:
DVD Release Date:
December 20, 2005
Number of Discs:
1
Running Time:
minutes
Languages:
English
Ratings:
USA:TV-PG
Canada:G



An all-star cast brings the classic fairy tale THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA to life in this outrageously funny adaptation of the aclaimed Broadway musical. Queen Aggravain (Carol Burnett) sabotages the efforts of every young princess who hopes to marry her son, Prince Dauntless (Denis O'Hare) -- and no one else can settle down until he does! Honorable Sir Harry is determined to marry the lovely Lady Larken (Zooey Deschanel), so he sets off for faraway lands and returns with an unlikely candidate: Princess Winnifred from the swamps (Tracey Ullman). It's love at first sight for the Prince, so the Queen sets about planning her most difficult challenge yet. The palace is filled with merriment and mischief while everyone wonders, will Princess "Fred" pass the Queen's test?


  • Making Of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS -- Go behind the scenes with the director and cast to learn about the costumes, the characters, and the Broadway connection.
  • Between Takes -- You'll laugh out loud over the cast's hilarious antics on the set.
  • Rehearsal To Film Comparison -- A splitscreen presentation allows you to watch the elaborate musical numbers in rehearsal alongside footage from the final scenes.


  • Color
  • 1.78:1 Aspect Ratio
  • Region 1
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound



Queen Aggravain
Carol Burnett

Princess Winnifred
Tracey Ullman

Princess Dauntless
Denis O'Hare

King Sextimus
Tom Smothers

Sir Harry
Matthew Morrison

The Wizard
Edward Hibbert

The Jester
Michael Boatman

Lady Larken
Zooey Deschanel

Princess #12
Michelle Harrison

Knight
Paul Becker

Lookout
G. Michael Gray

Dancing Knight
Mike Jackson

Dancing Lady
Karla Jang

Dancing Lady
Andrea Ramolo

Dancing Lady
Ayanna Sealey

Dancing Lady
Tara Wilson