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Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen is a 1952 Hollywood musical film directed by Charles Vidor, with lyrics and music by Frank Loesser. The story was by Myles Connolly, screenplay written by Moss Hart and Ben Hecht, and Samuel Goldwyn Productions were the producers. It is a fictional, romantic story revolving around the life of the famous Danish poet and story-teller Hans Christian Andersen. The film stars Danny Kaye in the title role. The film was an international success at the time. It is not a biographical movie, and in the introduction describes itself as "not the story of his life, but a fairytale about this great spinner of fairy tales." A large part of the narrative is told throu ... more on Wikipedia

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Movies Written By Ben Hecht Movies Produced by Samuel Goldwyn Movies Distributed by RKO Pictures List of All Movies Released in 1952