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Hans Christian Andersen

Musical version of the fairy-tale story about the famous yarn-spinner and his unrequited love for a famous ballerina. Danny Kaye gives a delightful performance as the Danish cobbler whose storytelling leads him away from his hometown of Odense to Copenhagen, where love and fame await him. Songs include The Ugly Duckling, Inchworm, Thumbelina and Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen.

1 hour, 48 minutes

Last on

Thu 29 May 2014 12:30
BBC Two Scotland only


Role Contributor
Hans Christian AndersenDanny Kaye
NielsFarley Granger
DoroZizi Jeanmaire
PeterJoseph Walsh
OttoPhilip Tonge
HussarErik Bruhn
PrinceRoland Petit
SchoolmasterJohn Brown
BurgomasterJohn Qualen
ProducerSamuel Goldwyn
DirectorCharles Vidor
WriterMoss Hart

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