Hans Christian Andersen 1952 Musical Film | Danny Kaye



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Hans Christian Andersen plot from IMDb: "The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales.""


Hans Christian Andersen trailer on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044685/


Directed by Charles Vidor

Produced by Samuel Goldwyn

Written by Moss Hart

Story by Myles Connolly

Music by Walter Scharf, Frank Loesser

Cinematography: Harry Stradling

Edited by Daniel Mandell

Production company: Samuel Goldwyn Productions

Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures

Release date: November 25, 1952 (Premiere-New York City), December 19, 1952 (US)

Running time: 120 minutes

Budget: $4 million

Box office: $6 million (US and Canada rentals)


Cast and Characters:

Danny Kaye - Hans Christian Andersen

Farley Granger - Niels

Zizi Jeanmaire - Doro

Joseph Walsh - Peter

Philip Tonge - Otto

Erik Bruhn - The Hussar in "Ice Skating Ballet"

Roland Petit - The Prince in "The Little Mermaid" Ballet

John Brown - Schoolmaster

John Qualen - Burgomaster

Jeanne Lafayette - Celine

Robert Malcolm - Stage Doorman

George Chandler - Gerta's Father

Fred Kelsey - First Gendarme

Gil Perkins - Second Gendarme

Peter Votrian - Lars (as Peter Votrian)

Barrie Chase - Ballerina in "The Little Mermaid" Ballet

Sylvia Lewis - Ballerina in "The Little Mermaid" Ballet


Hans Christian Andersen Soundtrack Songs:

"The King's New Clothes"

"The Inch Worm"

"I'm Hans Christian Andersen"

"Wonderful Copenhagen"

"Thumbelina"

"The Ugly Duckling"

"Anywhere I Wander"

"No Two People"

(All songs have words and music by Frank Loesser).