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3.1
28 Ratings

Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by Charles Vidor
United States, 1952
Biography, Musical, Family

Synopsis

The inimitable Danny Kaye stars as famed storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in this charming fictionalized biopic that blends music, romance, comedy and fantasy to trace the life of Denmark’s literary hero.

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Hans Christian Andersen Directed by Charles Vidor

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1953 | 6 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Color

Directors Guild of America

1953 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1953 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1953 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical