Crown for Christmas

Synopsis: Allie Evans is a maid who just lost her job at a hotel for not getting a client's room prepared in time. She is then hired by a man named Fergus (who is working for a hotel patron that overheard what happened to her) where he invites her to the European country of Winshire to work as a governess for his employer. Upon arrival, Allie discovers that Fergus' boss is King Maximillian and meets his daughter Theodora who had been terrorizing other authority figures since the untimely death of her mother the Queen of Winshire. As Allie bonds with Theodora while getting acquainted to the other servants and Chancellor Riggs, she learns that King Maximillian is scheduled to be wed to Countess Celia.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Alex Zamm
Production: Motion Picture Corporation of America
86 min


me f Christmas

This year I want something

different and new

Don't want it

wrapped up shiny

No presents

or expensive shoes

'Cause this Christmas

Santa, I just want you

Ooh, I just want you

Santa, did you

get my letter

Don't worry if I've been

naughty or nice

Check your list

Check it twice

Only one thing will suffice

And it's you

You're up early.

It's the only time

I have to paint.

That is so good.

- You always say that.

- Because it is.

You have to start

showing your work again.

And you always say that.

I'm not ready.

And you always say that.

- Any word on the audition?

- Nothing yet.

- Well, it's only been one day.

- Yeah.

Aaron, 45 minutes

till your econ class.

Morning, sis.

Do I smell bacon?

- You need an A on that test.

- And I'll get one.

All right, you smelled bacon.

Now eat up.

We don't have a lot of time.

Past due.

Allie, I thought we paid these.

We did.

We just didn't pay these.

Why didn't you tell us?

She's protecting us.

Which you don't have

to do anymore.

Look, we'll dig our way

out of this.

We always do.

With my tips

and Christmas bonus.

- And mine.

- I'll take an extra shift.

We're the Evans, right?

We're the Evans.

Yeah, you could still

get the call, I guess.

Ha ha! Got you!

You call that a throw?

Okay, take this!

- Okay! Now it's on!

- And this!

- Oh, good one.

- Yes!

I don't know which one

of you is the bigger kid.

- Got you back!

- Wait, one more!

Got you last!

Got you last!

Yes, Mrs. Hinden?

I'm moving you two

to the VIP floor.

- What happened to Sara and Liz?

- They no longer work here.

Need I remind you,

no eye contact

and no speaking

unless spoken to.

We'll be invisible,

Mrs. Hinden.

How long have you worked here?

- Nine months.

- Although it feels like ten.

Follow your sister's lead.

She knows how to be a maid.

I know how to be a maid.

That might be

the worst compliment ever.

The VIP floor.

And we get to clean it.

All right.

We'll start at that end

and finish with

the presidential suite.




Morning, Fergus.

It would appear that your

guests had quite a party.

Yes. It seemed like some of

them were never gonna leave.

You know, Max, it's good to

see you cutting loose a bit.

Don't get used to it.

We're heading home.

What does my day look like?

Let me guess.

Back-to-back meetings,

greetings and eatings.

You have a breakfast

with the charity board,

a post-breakfast

with the foundation,

and then overnight to London

for the children's hospice.


with your permission,

you'll have to spend

a day without me.

What for?

Yet another

governess has quit.

It's only been two days.

Long days, apparently.

And with

the Christmas gala coming up,

it looks like

I'll have to hire one here.

Good idea.

New Yorkers

are impervious to pain.

Make sure that housekeeping

get a generous tip.

Yes, of course.

- Ohh!

- I'm so sorry!

I didn't see you.

I've survived worse.

Um, let me make it up to you.

Do you like chocolate?

These are really good.


Not that you need it.



I don't suppose

I can interest you

in a complimentary

sewing kit?

You can never have

enough of those.


if you lose a button

or if your pants split


Well, apparently

you're not invisible.

He's a guest, I'm a maid.

Need I say more?


- I got the audition!

- That's great!

No! It's in an hour.

Forget it.

It's just the chorus.

- Go! I'll finish up.

- I can't ask you to do that.

It's a couple more suites.

I got this.

Thanks, sis!

- I owe you one.

- I'll add it to the list.

Break a leg!



Your car's ready, sir.

I think I've left my watch

in the room.

Your father's watch?

I'll get it for you, sir.

Why hasn't this been done?

The room is still a mess.

I'm sorry.

I need another 15 minutes.

20 minutes tops.

Leslie Millicent-Caroll

has been waiting downstairs

for nearly half an hour.

Do you know who she is?

Someone with

three first names?

Ohh! She writes the hotel review

for the Times,

and she asked

for an early check-in.

- I'm sorry.

- Leave your keys.

You can pick up your check


You're firing me?

A week before Christmas.

No. I'm firing

you and your sister

a week before Christmas.

Here. Someone left a watch

on the dresser.

I just feel terrible.

This is all my fault.

- We'll get something else.

- During the holidays?

We'll figure it out.

Hey, sis. This is

Mr. Fergus McDuffin.

"Fergus" will suffice.

If this is about

all the overdue bills...

- I beg your pardon?

- He's a butler from...


We're a sovereign nation

near Luxembourg.

My employer is aware

of your untimely dismissal

from the hotel.

In the spirit of Christmas

and for returning his watch,

he'd like to give you this.

Oh, wow! $5,000!

Thank you, but as much

as we could use this,

we can't accept.

- Yes, we can.

- It's too much.

But thank you anyway.

Well, I have to say,

I find that quite...

- Ridiculous?

- Admirable.

Forgive me for asking,

but, um...

is that mulligan stew

I smell?

- You know it?

- Know it?

Everything in the kitchen...

Plus peas.

I haven't had it

since I was a boy.

Would you like

to join us for dinner?

So what do you think?

Even better than I remembered.

Allie can make cardboard

taste good.

And we have.

Your parents raised you well.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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