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zmudk| Hans Christian Andersen
ID:
1952
Comments:
Director: Charles Vidor
Screenplay: Ben Hecht, Moss Hart, Myles Connolly
Producer: Samuel Goldwyn
Cast: Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh, Philip Tonge
Genre: Drama

Running Time: 112
Aspect Ratio:  1.33:1 (NTSC )
Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Subtitles: Spanish, French
Features:
Studio:  MGM (Video & DVD) DVD Region:  1 NR
DVD Release:  Mar 2001 Discs:  1 (DVD) [$14.98]
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Reviews:  Of all the Danny Kaye movies, this musical biography of the legendary vagabond storyteller is definitely the most poignant, extending the performer's range far beyond his usual comic shtick. It may not be as funny as "Wonder Man", but it has so much more going for it. In fact, the film is really more about Kaye than Andersen, providing rare insight into his humanitarian ideals and rapport with children. The Frank Loesser score is beautiful, as is the Technicolor cinematography. Among the songs performed, "Inchworm," "Thumbelina," and "Ugly Duckling" are the standout favorites. "--Bill Desowitz"


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