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Hans Christian Andersen - Samuel Goldwyn Presents DVD

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Once upon a time, there lived in Denmark a young shoemaker named Hans Christian Andersen whose magical tales delighted boys and girls throughout the land. Filled with music, laughter and wonderful, glittering fun (L.A. Examiner), this charming fable follows the adventures of the legendary storyteller and recaptures the spirit of fairyland make-believe for children of all ages (Southern California Motion Picture Council). Nominated* for six Oscars(r), Hans ChristianAndersen is pure enchantment! Danny Kaye is a delight (Cue) as Hans, who one day journeys beyond the borders of his small village, across the sea and into the dazzling city of Copenhagen. There he encounters marvels and wonders beyond his wildest dreams...and finds the inspiration forsome of his most unforgettable characters such as The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina and many more! *1952: Art Direction (Color), Cinematography (Color), Costume Design (Color), Scoring of a Musical Picture, Song,

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Danny Kaye stars in the title role of this fictionalised musical biography of story-telling cobbler Hans Christian Andersen, which dramatises many of his famous tales including the famous 'Ugly Duckling'. In the small Danish town of Odense, Hans Christian Andersen, a cobbler by trade, has an extremely active imagination and makes up stories to tell the children who eagerly await his next tales. Although his fables all have morals and lessons of love and humility, the schoolmaster (John Brown) bans Hans from telling his stories to the children. After refusing to admit defeat, Hans is banished to Copenhagen where he and his shop-hand Peter (Joseph Walsh) must try to make a living. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Scoring of a Musical Picture, Best Song ('Thumbelina') and Best Colour Cinematography.

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