Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
Average Rating: 6/10
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Release Date: Nov 25, 1952 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
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Hans Christian Andersen was Sam Goldwyn's final production for RKO Radio release, and also the producer's last Danny Kaye vehicle. The Moss Hart-Myles Connolly screenplay largely disregards the facts concerning Denmark's great storyteller, opting for a fanciful blend of comedy, fantasy, romance and music. As played by Kaye, Hans Christian Andersen starts out as a small-town cobbler whose gift for spinning fairy tales is keeping the local kids from attending school. Asked to leave town, Hans
Nov 25, 1952 Wide
Mar 6, 2001
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Hans Christian Andersen
Robert Malcolm Young
Peter J. Votrian
This largely fictionalized musical biopic of the famous writer was one of Danny Kaye's most popular films, nominated for multiple Oscars.
As with all Danny Kaye movies my response is to wish for a tranqulizer gun
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