Hans Christian Andersen

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Fictional tale of a storyteller who falls in love with a beautiful ballerina. Fine score by Frank Loesser!
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Fictional tale of a storyteller who falls in love with a beautiful ballerina. Fine score by Frank Loesser!

Original Release

11/25/1952

US Release

11/25/1952

Cast

Farley Granger Niels
Danny Kaye Hans Christian Andersen
Zizi Jeanmaire Doro
Philip Tonge Otto
Joseph Walsh Peter
John Qualen Burgomaster
Erik Bruhn The Hussar - Danced by
Roland Petit The Prince in 'The Little Mermaid' Ballet
John Brown Schoolmaster
Jeanne Lafayette Celine
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Charles Vidor

Writers

Ben Hecht, Moss Hart, Myles Connolly

Cast

Farley Granger Niels
Danny Kaye Hans Christian Andersen
Zizi Jeanmaire Doro
Philip Tonge Otto
Joseph Walsh Peter
John Qualen Burgomaster
Erik Bruhn The Hussar - Danced by
Roland Petit The Prince in 'The Little Mermaid' Ballet
John Brown Schoolmaster
Jeanne Lafayette Celine
Robert Malcolm Stage Doorman
George Chandler Farmer
Fred Kelsey First Gendarme
Lee Aaker Little Boy
Billy Bevan Town Councilman
Barrie Chase Ballerina
Sylvia Lewis Danseuse / Corps de Ballet
Gil Perkins Second Gendarme
Peter J. Votrian Lars
Arthur Berkeley Townsman

Producers

Editors

Daniel Mandell

1953OscarBest Cinematography, Color Nominated
1953OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Nominated
1953OscarBest Costume Design, Color Nominated
1953OscarBest Sound, Recording Nominated
1953OscarBest Music, Original Song Nominated
1953OscarBest Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture Nominated
1953Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1953Golden GlobeBest Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
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