Hans Christian Andersen

Starring: Danny Kaye Director: Charles Vidor
The glorious story of the greatest storyteller of them all!
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1952
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Includes theatrical trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • English
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

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Product Description:

Danny Kaye doing what he does best in this colorful, glossy musical written by Hart with songs by Loesser, singing favorites "Thumbelina," "Inchworm" and "Ugly Duckling." Playing the great and cuddly writer of children's stories, Kaye's Anderson hopes to woo a glamorous Copenhagen actress. It earned six Academy Award Nominations, including Best Song ("Thumbelina") and is available digitally remastered with stereo sound.

Plot Synopsis:

More fantasy than fiction, this fanciful biopic chronicles the life of Danish fairytale author Hans Christian Andersen through song and ballet. Andersen begins as cobbler in a tiny village, enchanting the local children with his storytelling. Later he travels to Copenhagen, where he finds his muse in the form of a beautiful ballerina.

Plot Keywords:

Family (General) | Fantasy | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Shot in three-strip Technicolor.
  • Additional cast: Jeanne Lafayette (Celine), Robert Malcolm (Stage Doorman), Gil Perkins (Second Gendarme), and Peter Votrian (Lars).
  • A Samuel Goldwyn Family Classic video release.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 95,087
  • UPC: 883929279999
  • Shipping Weight: 0.13/lbs (approx)
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