Hans Christian Andersen Newswire

Hans Christian Andersen Newswire

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  1. DMT Presents Once upon a MattressRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Wizard, and Jim Rupp at the Jester. This light-hearted romp is a comic retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen story, The Princess and the Pea. Prince Dauntless is ready to find his princess but Queen Aggravain insists that for any ...

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  2. Five literary biopics whose pictures are worth a thousand wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    The biopic has been a staple in filmmaking since the sound era began, though over the years literary figures seem to have gotten fewer screen treatments than other notables. On Friday, Gene Siskel Film Center opens Haifaa al-Mansou's 2017 film Mary Shelley , starring Elle Fanning, and next Tuesday, Chicago Film Society screens Charles Vidor's 1952 film Hans Christian Andersen , starring Danny Kaye.

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  3. Audiobooks: Audiobooks for Summer Trips With the KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... now, so you can pop them in whenever the kids need beguiling. Begin by reintroducing them to Hans Christian Andersen - but only after forgetting everything you learned about him from Disney or Danny Kaye. There is, in fact, nothing benign about the ...

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  4. TV picks for May 14: 'Running Wild With Bear Grylls,' Hans Christian Andersen, Yara ShahidiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Enjoy a night of fractured fairy tales designed more for parents than children, starting with the 1952 biopic "Hans Christian Andersen" , which stars the energetic Danny Kaye. That's followed by tantalizing offers including 1976's "The Slipper and the Rose" - a very grown-up version of "Cinderella" - and Abbott and Costello's rendition of "Jack and the Beanstalk" "The Americans" star Keri Russell goes undercover as a rugged mountaineer in a terrific new episode of "Running Wild With Bear Grylls," passing as the perfect traveling companion with disarming wit and just the right amount of obscenities.

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  5. Dance: The Little Mermaid swims her way to ScotlandRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... Mermaid. I'd never seen the Disney animation, I had a vague recollection of a Danny Kaye film about Hans Christian Andersen where there was a ballet - I wasn't sure, but I thought it was about the Little Mermaid... Meanwhile other people in the ...

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  6. Ansel Elgort Is The Favorite To Play Hans Christian Andersen In New Fantasy MusicalRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    Baby Driver star Ansel Elgort is in early talks to front a new Hans Christian Andersen musical. Studio bosses at Fox 2000 have just won a bidding war for Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz's new project, which will revolve around the beloved Danish writer.

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  7. Any one word can have two meaningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... When they're put together to form one word, they mean something else. In a song from the film "Hans Christian Andersen," the inimitable Danny Kaye sings about the emperor: "He's altogether as naked as the day that he was born.'' "Anyway" means by ...

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  8. Southern Nevadan Beverly Washburn shares memories of making 'Old Yeller'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Lon Chaney Jr. in the cult horror favorite "Spider Baby." Danny Kaye sang "Thumbelina" to her in "Hans Christian Andersen," and she's shared the screen with legendary heroes from the Lone Ranger (alias Clayton Moore) to Superman (played by George ...

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