Hans Christian Andersen
Danny Kaye stars as famed storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in this charming fictionalized biopic that blends music, romance, comedy and fantasy to trace the life of Denmark's literary hero; a small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns.
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- Charles Vidor
- This movie is
- 1953 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
- 1953 Academy Award®
- Best Music Song nominee
- Best Music Score nominee
- Best Costume Design Color nominee
- Best Sound nominee
- Best Art Direction Color nominee
- Best Cinematography Color nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Italian: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
The colors on this DVD are just remarkable. Andersen is a lush Technicolor film and the colors are the sharpest here than in any other video format. Unfortunately, the DVD offers no extras and this film certainly deserves some discussion. It was a big hit when it was released and made Danny Kaye the ambassador to children every where.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it