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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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

Sparkling comedy about a man who lives only through his daydreams until an encounter with jewel thieves plunges him into a web of danger and deceit. Show more

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Walter Mitty:
Danny Kaye
Rosalind van Hoorn:
Virginia Mayo
Dr Hollingshead:
Boris Karloff
Mrs. Mitty:
Fay Bainter
Gertrude Griswold:
Ann Rutherford
Bruce Pierce:
Thurston Hall
Tubby Wadsworth:
Gordon Jones
Mrs. Griswold:
Florence Bates
Peter van Hoorn:
Konstantin Shayne
Hendrick:
Henry Corden
Mrs. Follinsbee:
Doris Lloyd
Anatole:
Fritz Feld

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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

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

Comedy with Danny Kaye. When gangsters kill an exuberant nightclub entertainer, his ghost returns to persuade his meek twin brother to help bring his killer to justice. Show more

Contributors

Buzzy Bellew:
Danny Kaye
Edwin Dingle:
Danny Kaye
Ellen Shanley:
Virginia Mayo
Monte Rossen:
Donald Woods
Schmidt:
SZ Sakall
Ten Grand Jackson:
Steve Cochran

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 ballerina. Songs include The Ugly Duckling and Thumbelina. Starring Danny Kaye. Show more

Contributors

Hans Christian Andersen:
Danny Kaye
Hussar:
Erik Bruhn
Schoolmaster:
John Brown
Burgomaster:
John Qualen
Stage Doorman:
Robert Malcolm
Director:
Charles Vidor
Writer:
Moss Hart

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