Hans Christian Andersen ()

directed by Charles Vidor
featuring Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Philip Tonge

Show Synopsis

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 heads to Copenhagen to seek his ...

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babsdesign

Aug 19, 2010

Wonderful family movie

This film is an old favorite with music, well loved stories, ballet and characters everyone can relate to. A Danny Kaye classic -well worth your time.

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