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Hans Christian Andersen

Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

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 poor 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, The Emperor's New Clothes and Wonderful Copenhagen. Show less


Hans Christian Andersen:
Danny Kaye
Erik Bruhn
John Brown
John Qualen
Stage Doorman:
Robert Malcolm
Charles Vidor
Moss Hart


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