Picks and Pans Review: New on Video

updated 05/22/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/22/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>ROYALTY: COMING TO AMERICA A young African prince visits New York in search of a bride in this uncharacteristically subtle Eddie Murphy comedy that earned a characteristically gigantic Eddie Murphy gross: $247 million. Murphy's real-life friend, talk show host Arsenio Hall, helps out as the prince's aide. (Paramount)

PURITY: MADAME SOUSATZKA Shirley MacLaine exercises all her considerable acting skills as a no-nonsense Russian piano teacher struggling to maintain her high artistic standards in the midst of star-struck London. (MCA)

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