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AARP members can watch “American Royalty” through May 22, 2023. Video run time is 1 hour, 36 minutes.


Watch: ‘American Royalty’ Documentary

Film highlights ebb and flow of Miss America Pageant’s relevancy

For more than a century, the Miss America Pageant has been a symbol of beauty, glamour and inspiration, funding women's education, serving in multiple philanthropic organizations and admired globally for its contributions. But there’s also been controversy. American Royalty showcases a comprehensive and in-depth perspective on the history, influence and evolution of the 102-year-old institution through the resolve of the women and men who fight to retain its legacy and future.

Directors: Daniel Fisher, Stephen Fisher

Producers: Durham Harrison, Daniel Fisher, Stephen Fisher

Starring: Elizabeth Gracen, Kimberly Clarice Aiken, Kylene Barker, Dorothy Benham, Ericka Dunlap

Language: English

Run time: 1 hour, 36 minutes

Release date: February 2022

MPAA rating: NR, documentary

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