Hans Christian Anderson

HANS Christian Andersen was a sweet old gentleman who loved children and wrote some of the world’s most endearing fairytales for them.

We know that because it is what Hollywood told us about the famous Dane.

Who could forget Danny Kaye dancing and singing his way through Charles Vidor’s 1952 film, Hans Christian Andersen? Who could forget songs from the movie such as Thumbelina, The Ugly Duckling and Wonderful Copenhagen?

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